S5E4 – Benjamin Dreyer, DREYER’S ENGLISH
Synopsis: Vice president, executive managing editor, and copy chief of Penguin Random House Benjamin Dreyer talks about his new writing style guide Dreyer’s English, how and when to break certain writing "rules," whether "proper" english is classist, how words become part of the language, and how the publishing industry has changed over the last 25 years. Benjamin also explains why "grey" and "gray" are two different colors.
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Present: Harry C. Marks, Benjamin Dreyer
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