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Someone called me a snivelling autistic crybaby for differentiating between prescriptive and descriptive dictionaries. AC, you made me laugh for the first time today- thank you.

I'm going to link to this the next time someone praises slashdot for the insightful discussions.

The best summary (if it can be called that) of the issue was written by David Foster Wallace in Harper's, although I think it was also reprinted in 'Consider the Lobster'.
Here:
http://instruct.westvalley.edu/lafave/DFW_present_tense.html

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