Self-Help Back in the Day

2016-06-16T10:56:07-04:00June 16, 2016|Reviews, Writing|

Taking sides in politics based on how a candidate speaks is nothing new, it turns out. In “Founding Grammars,” Rosemarie Ostler looks at how U.S. politicians used formal or informal language, while regular Americans turned to grammar books to improve their station in life.