“We should embrace the fact that there’s no single recipe for English. Making fun of people for replacing “ask” with “aks,” or for frequently using double negatives just makes you look like the unsophisticated one.”

-Raffaella Zanuttini, Collaborative colleague and Professor of Linguistics at Yale

Have a look at Professor Zanuttini’s recent op-ed, “Our language prejudices don’t make no sense,” at http://www.psmag.com/navigation/books-and-culture/language-prejudices-dont-make-sense-negative-aks-ask-racist-92881/