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Linguistic prescription

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  1. In linguistics, prescription can refer both to the codification and the enforcement of rules governing how a language is to be used

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  2. These rules can cover such topics as standards for spelling and grammar or syntax

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  3. includes the mechanisms for establishing and maintaining an interregional language or a standardized spelling system

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  4. can also include declarations of what particular groups consider to be good taste

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  5. The main aims of linguistic prescription are to define standardized language forms either generally (what is Standard English?) or for specific purposes (what style and register is appropriate in, for example, a legal brief?) and to formulate these i

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