Is our educational system impoverished by the lack of instruction in grammar? I set forth opposing views in the form of a dialogue between stalwart interlocutors. This is the third part of a three-part series.
Aristophanes: There’s rampant confusion today on what used to be the simple point of pronouns.
Aristophanes: Yes. The decline in people’s command of pronouns seems directly traceable to the decline in coursework in grammar.
Socrates: I’m not sure it’s any worse today than it ever has been.
Aristophanes: In an interview last night, I heard the president of a major university say Me and the dean are responsible …
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