Ban slang, ban the development of language

A London school has banned some slang words, here’s the full news story on the issue:

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2013/oct/15/london-school-bans-pupils-slang-innit

There are also other interesting debates and blogs relating to the issue on The Guardian’s website.

I think the whole thing is silly though, because if we ban slang aren’t we really banning the evolution of language?

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