Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder
Actual conversation last night between me and Matt's friend Chris: "So…
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Actual conversation last night between me and Matt's friend Chris:
"So you try not to be a ... prescriptivizer?"
"Well, I would say 'prescriptivist,' but I'm not going to say 'prescriptivizer' is wrong."