Mr Pascall's conviction that we all know what constitutes standard English is factually wrong. The 'standard' variety of any language is a matter of dispute.
He claims that ' 'He done it' is speaking English incorrectly'. Yet in those numerous dialects in which 'done' is the past tense of 'do', 'he done it' is the only grammatically correct way to express this thought.
While people like this have influence over education policy, our children will be stuffed full of ideologically motivated and dangerously divisive nonsense.
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