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  1. sametdilekkaya
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    linguistics

    Compare and contrast descriptive grammar and prescriptive grammar?


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    hum..I really must brush up on my linguistics courses at University... . If I rememeber well, 'descriptive grammar' basically refers to how people talk (grammar in use) whereas 'prescriptive grammar' has to do with how people should talk (grammar usage).

    Basically, something like this...
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    Re: linguistics

    Last edited by Tdol; 19-Mar-2005 at 04:02.

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