Steven Pinker is a brilliant linguist with an ear for the common tongue and a brain to understand how it fits into the new millennium. Still… there are words which he says we (the collective, English-speaking we, not you in particular) get wrong with alarming regularity. He also has a word or two (or ten, in fact) to say about modern grammar myths and issues which we all think are rules but in actuality are not.
Sometimes you just gotta let the brain go where it wants…
Here's a new review I did for PopMatters. 14 essays about adaptation from book to film.
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