You Couldn’t Make It Up department (5): I went like, I dunno any grammar, do I?

“Traditional grammar teaching is waste of time, say academics…

“…Nick Seaton, chairman of the Campaign for Real Education pressure group, said: ‘This research looks like it is advocating a return to the laissez-faire attitudes of the 1960s, when youngsters were not taught grammar…’”

— The Times, 19 January 2005, p. 13

Another lost cause, I suppose.


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