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The language which should be used in any instance where English is being used. This means no sticky caps, no netspeak, no leet speak, no 12yr old Aol girl speak.
The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plains.
by Ashley December 22, 2004
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A form of English that should never be taught and must go away. It says "something's not" is acceptable when it isn't parallel to "isn't something". Any language that glorifies that should be invisible and out of our world. This language doesn't even allow ain't to be a part of its use when ain't's original definition was for "am not". Because of the anti-ain't sentiment, "something's not" has become more popular than "something isn't" a trend that needs to stop. Parents, teachers (anyone who tells their kids what to say or how to say something) should tell them "something isn't" is the ONLY way you can say "something is not" by contracting it and tell them that "ain't" is THE contraction for "am not". FUCK STANDARD ENGLISH AND ANYONE WHO DISAGREES WITH ME. CALL ME A SPEAKING NAZI IF YOU WILL BUT THIS STYLE OF SPEAKING ENGLISH MUST DIE AND SUFFERING UNCEASINGLY!
"speaking proper english is for the people who need to die."
by Matt Campbell February 14, 2005
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Unlike Standard or Common English which refer to a formal or casual (which can incorporate texting abbreviations etc. and the rules that apply when using them) form respectively, Proper English is different. Many people still don't know that while Standard and Common forms can change based on society's changes, Proper English cannot. Standard and Proper English used to be one and the same, however with major grammatical changes, such as the dropping of "thou" and "thine", Proper English and Standard English split. This is due to the fact that the Proper form is not allowed to change it's grammatical rules, excepting the additions of words where needed. Therefore, Proper English actually refers to Middle English, where these rules for the language were set in place. Standard And Common forms were also one and the same. More can be found at Standard English
"Shakespeare is actually written in Proper English"
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