“(I know that the typical ivory tower grammarian looks down on the communicative success of the ' drop outs ' but the world outside the ivory towers is the litmus test of reality and prescriptive grammars versus the continual evolution of language.”
Upon what is this claim based? Do you know what is taught at American universities, ola?
Or are you imagining it?
Do you know how many classes or seminars are offered in hip hop or rap? How many dissertations now are based on it?
Dept of English and Film Studies
Michigan State University
619 Red Cedar Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824