TITLE

The Grammar Barrier

AUTHOR(S)
Barnett, Richard S.
PUB. DATE
February 1977
SOURCE
National Review;2/18/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p210
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the structural complexity of the English language in Southern United States. It is opined that the United States will soon face the prospect of being divided by a common language unless journalists, broadcasters and educators address themselves to mastering Southern English usage. According to the author, the real barrier to universal understanding is grammar. This is particularly the case with Southern English because no one has studied it. It is reported that Southern schools teach only classical English grammar.
ACCESSION #
6071197

 

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