Your Pain Is Our Pleasure
24-Hour Proofreading Service—We proofread your Google Docs or Microsoft Word files. We hate grammatical errors with passion. Learn More
Hi everyone, I’ve got an interesting question from my student:
Trump’s “ask the gays” statement:
- what exactly is wrong with it grammatically?
or fill in the name and email fields below:
Technically the grammar is ok; it is just that by using "the" one almost tends to suggest that all gays are one homogenous group who think alike. There is a discussion about this here:http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=26223
jayles the unread
It's like saying, "Ask the blacks" or "Ask the whites". Not everyone think alike.
Do you have a question? Submit your question here
©2019 CYCLE Interactive, LLC.All Rights Reserved.