Re: correct English usage
On Tuesday 03 April 2012 22:04:24 consultores wrote:
> >> When I took the French Bac., the criterion laid down for the aural
> >> English
> >> exam was that marks would be awarded for speaking as would a native
> >> speaker,
> >> explicitly in preference to the "correct" usage.
> Here, i only can ask, what side of the dichotomy could be considered as
> an undoubted true?
I'm sorry, I don't understand you, or I would answer. You are indicating the
problem. Words used in unusual ways are less comprehensible. (And yes, I am
sure that many others will have understood you. But sadly, I have not.)