Monday, March 06, 2006

Mark Halpern

Language & Human Nature, by Mark Halpern (Regent Press, 2006; ISBN: 1-58790-089-0).

Jacques Barzun: “The present book is, to the best of my knowledge, the first thorough discussion of the pros and cons of this debate [between prescriptivists and descriptivists].”

Mark Halpern: “The book contains a preface by Jacques Barzun, so you get a taste of him as well as a bellyful of me . . . .”

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See also Mark Halpern.