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dispute
used in Do You Speak American?

3 uses
  • Of course, we are not going to resolve this dispute, but there is one interesting footnote.
    one — The Language Wars (77% in)
  • Noting that databases can now be searched for texts hundreds of years old, writer John Rosen thai believes computers are giving descriptivists an advantage: For years when it came to settling language disputes, the pre-scriptivists have held the upper hand.
    one — The Language Wars (78% in)
  • There is still a dispute, too specialized for nonlinguists like us, over whether the Creole theory of black linguistic development means there is a deeply embedded structure in black language or whether, in Cukor-Avila's words, "factors such as education, age, and social class were also significant in determining linguistic choices.
    six — Bad-mouthing Black English (39% in)

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