As a follow up of our project’s closing symposium, there will be a special issue of English Today later this year with most of the papers. Here are the ones that are out already:
- Great Britain and the United States: Two nations divided by an attitude? by Carmen Ebner
- The HUGE presence of Lindley Murray: An illustration of the scope of Lindley Murray’s authority on all things prescriptive
- by Lyda Fens-de Zeeuw
- Grassroots prescriptivism, by Morana Lukač
Writing Horrible Words: The rationale for producing yet another book on English usage, Rebecca Gowers
Modern English usage from Britain to America, by Robin Straaijer
Analysing the huge mailbag: reception of John Honey’s The Language Trap, by Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade.
One more paper to follow!
The printed version of our English Today special issue will be out in December, as number 34/4.
And another one:
– Modern English usage from Britain to America (goo.gl/3y172R), by Robin Straaijer.