The Adverb Good Is Under Attack in Schoolrooms Today


The adverb good is under attack in schoolrooms today, which insist on the word well, which is colorless, neutral, and unemotional. The word good is much more emotional and emphatic, and it’s used in sports more than anywhere else. As a result, it’s now primarily a spoken form. And if you have been in a sports game recently, chances are you’ve used the word good.