Dennis Baron wrote an eloquent attack on the over-focus of teachers on Grammar: oops... I can't find that essay because it is blocked by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
The essay has attracted the attention of dozens of academics
When you click on the link on Rebecca Moore Howard's site, guess what you get?
You can't find the article.
The remedy? Get the content of these academic journals into the open. Let's take a moment to think about Aaron Swartz.
Here's a link to explain why we should give a new name to a "Terabyte" -- one Swartz.
So, let's get Professor Baron's essay into the public domain:
Here is the same message on Dr. Baron's Web of Language blog
Get this blog post here.
Thank you for clicking and sharing this giant's words.
Still, it is nice to read the writing tips by E.B. White and Strunk.