Could Stephen Fry be right about language? Or, perhaps more important, could he be right about people who take language too seriously? There are parts of this little video that make me want to say, “Amen!” and other parts that make me think, “Whoa, wait a minute there!”
What about you?
For another refreshing take on the inexplicable beauty of language, check out this post by Ta-Nehisi Coates, one of my favorite word-wranglers who happens to blog for The Atlantic.