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Does grammar matter? - Andreea S. Calude

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It can be hard sometimes, when speaking, to remember all of the grammatical rules that guide us when we’re writing. When is it right to say “the dog and me” and when should it be “the dog and I”? Does it even matter? Andreea S. Calude dives into the age-old argument between linguistic prescriptivists and descriptivists — who have two very different opinions on the matter.

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  • Educator Andreea S. Calude
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Animator Mike Schell
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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