Teachers, grammar and the Victorians

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That teachers are having to be taught grammar is vaguely depressing. I’m not a huge fan of grammar fascists.  Correcting things like split infinitives drives me up the wall.  It seems like the worst sort of combination of holier than thou preaching and ignorance. Victorian grammarians wanted to make English more like Greek or Latin (where you physically can’t split … Read More