Which-hunting and the hegemony of style guides

A new study reveals just how strong the influence of mass-market books promoting a certain style of writing have had on authors since they were first published in the late 1950s. The study “Which-hunting and the Standard English Relative Clause,” by a team of linguists at the University of Texas at Austin and KU Leuven, was published in the December, 2015 issue of the scholarly journal Language. —> Read More