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Thread #159749   Message #3786647
Posted By: Mr Red
22-Apr-16 - 10:04 AM
Thread Name: BS: Grammar Police/Pedant alert
Subject: RE: BS: Grammar Police/Pedant alert
Who was it that said (to the effect) that language (English in his case) had a very well accepted centre, but the periphery was hard to determine and somewhat nebulous?
The original editor of the Oxford English Dictionary, Herbert Coleridge I believe.