Thursday, 4 August 2011

Helpful advice to brow-beat your vocabulary into submission

Ladies and gentlemen: The Proper English Foundation. "The Proper English Foundation is similar to the Queen’s English Society, but slightly more militant." Be sure to check out the extremely informative articles on the Académie Von Anglais, George Orwell, and How languages don't evolve. And of course, The English-Speaking World.

4 comments :

Mattitiahu said...

bwuh?

Glen Gordon said...

Yes, I had the same reaction as Mattitiahu, but with added flavours of "hunh?" and "wtf??" which quickly faded to "meh".

goofy said...

Well, I think it's a very funny parody of the Queens English Society.

Glen Gordon said...

Well, speaking solely for myself, that link has the manic style of Patrick C. Ryan's frightful Protolanguage so I suppose these kinds of pages tend to spook me out more than anything. But then I'm anal-retentive, lol! And besides, everybody has the right to their tastes.