[LMB] Speaking of Barrayar correction, OT: Pinker's Sense of Style

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 16:18:21 BST 2015


On Sun, Oct 11, 2015 at 10:07 PM, M. Haller Yamada <thefabmadamem at yahoo.com>
wrote:

> I must confess to being more than a little bit in love with Steven Pinker.
> Yes, I
> know, you must take his arguments with a grain of salt. But, oh, his
> writing.
> Absolutely delicious.
>
> And now he's come out with a style manual. He is, among other things, a
> "descriptive linguist" so he's working the language and its rules -- a
> lot.  I love
> a lot of the things he has to say about grammar rules, and I'm getting his
> book.
>
>
> http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2015/oct/06/steven-pinker-alleged-rules-of-writing-superstitions
>
>

Thank you! nice.

Sylvia


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