A Coggle Diagram about idioms (rule of thumb, rule out, rule the roost, bend the rules, rule with an iron fist, The Golden Rule, rule in favor of [something or someone] and rule OK = "is the best", The grafitti on the wall said Liverpool rules OK." ), Definitions (domination over another nation, "an accepted procedure, custom, or habit", "a general prevailing quality, state, or mode", "for the most part, generally", to decide officially and "set of understood regulations"), Contexts of Rules (Home, Classroom and Church (religion)- depends on the religion too), "Who exactly decides.." (Wallace 393), Steven Pinker (MIT): "Once introduced, a prescriptive rule is very hard to eradicate, no matter how ridiculous. Inside the writing establishment, the rules survive by the same dynamic that perpetuates ritual genital mutilations" (Wallace 394). , Bill Bryson: "Who sets down all those rules what we know about from childhood...The answer, surprisingly often, is that no one does, that when you look into the background of these "rules" there is often little basis from them" (Wallace 394). , "prescriptive rules, abstract rules, important rules, traditional rules, terminal-prepositions rule, a.-t.-p. rule, s.i. rule, usage rules", "at least a dozen usage guides have been published" (Wallace 388), "issues surrounding "correctness" in contemporary American usage are both vexed and highly charged" (Wallace 392). and "authoritative guidance" (Wallace 393).