Letter: Who says that dialects and grammar do not mix?

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The Independent Online
AS A parent governor at a secondary school in the Secretary of State for Education's constituency, I wrote to tell him of the overwhelming feeling among parents against the way he is proposing to test 14-year-olds in English and Technology this summer. John Patten's reply included the sentence: 'The final tests will have benefitted from this process.'

David Wynn

Abingdon, Oxon