A recent blog entry on language prescription.
Language Log: The history of linguistic annoyance
this 'I can innovate but you can't' attitude is typical of self-appointed guardians of the languageIn reference to an earlier blog entry on those "self-appointed guardians of the language," then called "snoots."
The social dimensions of language ideology rearing up their "ugsome" head. Connecting with a recent discussion on clichés in North American English.
The notion of social control through neologisms and language prescriptivism is always fascinating.