Re: getting sleepy [was Re: Joining FoRK?]

Gregory Alan Bolcer (
Fri, 06 Aug 1999 08:47:46 -0700

If you look at the archives, and if I can ever get the FoRK search engine
to work again (I still haven't been able to get any results) you'll
find that some of us are prescriptivists.


Alexa Champion wrote:
> Jeff,
> Suffice it to say that this idea of "linguistic efficiency"--a term which I
> have yet to come across in scholarly work--sounds like a battle on the
> grounds of grammars:
> descriptive vs. pedagogical vs. prescriptive vs. reference vs. theoretical
> vs. traditional vs. spoken/real.
> I'll drop the subject because I'm sure that most people on this list
> couldn't care less. :)
> Alexa