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Qu'entend votre communauté par “français correct” ?

(Cette question est suggérée par un désaccord qui m'a coûté deux points, sur l'orthographe de distinguable - ma position étant que c'est un barbarisme inutile et que la question ne se posait donc pas, ...
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Prescriptivist vs descriptivist — Prescriptif ou descriptif

English Language & Usage is clearly majoritarily descriptivist. What about French Language. There is the Académie Française, after all. Maybe that means there isn't even a choice? Is that a ...