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I think you could summarise these two camps as prescriptive (traditional grammar) and descriptive (modern linguistics). That is to say, traditional grammar was seen as a framework of 'correctness', whereas modern linguistics seeks, broadly, to describe and understand language and language use in practice.
Posted by bonarj on June 13, 2010 at 6:01 AM (Answer #1)
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