Teachers and writers would notice this, as well as logophiles

Teachers and writers would notice this, as well as logophiles

Some years ago, two US teachers discussed with me their views of how the English language is deteriorating in their countries, and that it worried them. The rest of the population doesn’t seem to care much, or not at all. It is rather like the demise of an ancient art, such as Japanese paper making. Only a handful of people still do it…

As a foreigner I remember the irregular verbs like this, because we HAD to learn them and were tested on our knowledge. Perhaps that is what teachers don’t do anymore…

For example, at my workplace we often use numbered lists within tables. I think the numbered list should always be left-justified, even if the contents of all the other cells in the table are center-justified. Continue reading “Teachers and writers would notice this, as well as logophiles”