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Joined: November 30, 2010
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Why I still need a grammar check: "...those who use it risk being seen..."
November 30, 2010, 2:01am
Yes "conversate" is a word. This is not the debate. The issue is whether it is proper English or slang. If dictionaries describe it with adjectives such as "slang", "ignorant", or "uneducated", and the population accepts these associations, then those who use it risks being seen the same. I fear that acceptance of slang as proper grammar undermines the user in at least one crucial arena: the potential for upward mobility. But then that is JMHO!
November 30, 2010, 1:59am
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