"You may laugh, but surveys prove that most of the English population equate good articulation with higher IQs, better looks, cleanliness, sex appeal and reliability. It's called Received Pronuciation."
I need to know Title and author of the book. Thanks.
Really doesn't sound like Kathy Lette - are you sure that's the actual quote?
- Cobbett's Grammar: William, James Paul, and the Politics of Prescriptivism- by L.C. Mugglestone.
Because the only sites I can quote are for subscription journals, you may wish to double-check, but this came up with that quote.
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