There were times in the history of British English when grammatical sentimentalism reigned. It was a British period of lingual transformation and revolution that ended in the early eighteenth century although it lasted longer in British colonies as a medium of class distinction. Today, such is only but a sign of impoverished mind that wallows in in-dept illiteracy. A technique employs in self defence due to lack of practical knowledge and the fear that accompanies it; a means of keeping distance to reality where one lacks the capability to conceptualize facts and defends such in a provable empirical context. It is the language of highly educated illiterates that evolves out of the timidity of a man's mind. Unfortunately such illiterate, uncultured minds of the past centuries like that of Mr. Obahiagbonof still rule in places like Nigeria due to the high level of illiteracy and the distance of people to civilization.
Spot-on babe! You couldn't have put it any better.Such is the trend in today's society.People still wallow in abject ignorance and fail to differentiate right from wrong.This Patrick guy talks like an educated illiterate and only those who reason like him will applaud his foolery.