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Grammar Debate

I know no one probably checks this anymore but this article was too relevant to this class for me not to post it here, at least for Professor Vee: http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2012/08/13/is-our-children-learning-enough-grammar-to-get-hired/its-not-just-grammar-its-clear-thinking

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New York Times Article

I get updates from the New York Times in my Facebook news feed, and I thought this was interesting and especially relevant to our class: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/28/science/young-women-often-trendsetters-in-vocal-patterns.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1&smid=FB-nytimes

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My Role as an English Speaker

  English is the language that I speak and have always spoken.  I consider myself a speaker of the Pittsburghese dialect, as I refer to soda as “pop” and always have.   The English language allows me to be able to…

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