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My reasoning was descriptive, not prescriptive.

You're right; I wasn't prescriptive enough.

I love the smell of prescriptive grammar in the morning.

I think Python is both prescriptive and widely popular.

In what way is a pre-flight checklist not prescriptive?

His "should" was likely not prescriptive, but instead descriptive.

Sure, but a checklist is an aid to memory, not a set of prescriptive rules.

I think you guys would both agree that the "laws" of nature are descriptive as opposed to prescriptive.

But pg's argument is prescriptive.

There's nothing wrong with writing a prescriptive essay; it doesn't make it in any sense weaker.

Feeling prescriptive these days?

Pure science is purely descriptive, it is not prescriptive.

If it's any consolation, prescriptive grammarians have always been wrong.

HTML5 is descriptive, not prescriptive, so the complaint about features not being ready doesn't make sense.

His essay about descriptive and prescriptive approaches to dictionary writing changed my life.

More generally: nothing can be a right if it must be paid for by other people; rights can only be proscriptive, never prescriptive.

You should definitely read: "Start Small, Stay Small": It's very prescriptive on exactly how to do that.

Of course it hurts their bottom line, so any sliver of a doubt would be reason not to be prescriptive about it.

Could you possibly be any more vague, prescriptive or unhelpful?

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