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Jonathan Holmes’ grammatical hate-list

Jonathan Holmes is a well known journalist in Australia. I love reading his articles and so want to share with you his thoughts about grammar and the changes that we are seeing to our language. There have been several end of year summaries, but Jonathan makes some good points. More can be found in the Age newspaper article mentioned below:

Like a lot of people who write for a living, I’m a bit of a pedant. And like a lot of pedants, I have some pet hates. Here’s my current list of the grammatical and linguistic solecisms that drive me (irrationally, I admit) to distraction.