We do need some level of language policing at the cultural level or we potentially risk losing some of our shared cultural wealth.
Judgements about what counts as “right”, “good” and “correct” in writing and grammar always – ALWAYS – align with characteristics of the dialects spoken by privileged, mostly wealthy, mostly white people.
But let's admit it: some people write poorly and take pride in being ungrammatical because of their own un-examined privilege--they know it won't hurt them either way to be sloppy with spelling or punctuation because they are very secure in their ignorance and can afford to be.
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