THE English language, we all know, is in decline. The average schoolchild can hardly write, one author has recently warned. Well, not that recently perhaps. It was William Langland, author of “Piers Plowman”, who wrote that “There is not a single modern schoolboy who can compose verses or write a decent letter.” He died in 1386.
Read the rest of the article. It is a glorious romp through stodgy men complaining about the decline of the English language.
Srsly ppl, it’s like not that big a deal, because grammar.