BBC News – Are language cops losing war against wrongly used words?

Yesterday, we posted stories on AP’s announcement changing usage rules for “hopefully.” BBC.co.uk wonders when other “misused” words will be accepted as proper usage.

Language enthusiasts bemoan the way words are being misused. But are the meanings they view as improper destined to take over?

via BBC News – Are language cops losing war against wrongly used words?.

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