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Are copyeditors prescriptivists? From patriotism to inclusive language

This post covers: Definitions of prescriptivism and prescriptivists Types of prescriptive language use Prescriptivism in Croatia Prescriptivism in English-language editing Conscious and inclusive language In today’s blog post I’ll cover different kinds of prescriptive language use. Let’s start by asking: What are prescriptivists? First, there is no firm consensus among linguists on this, so the …