Perry wrote:mark only-partially-a-perfectionist Bailey, but often a despcriptivist.
Perry are you trying to say despicable?
de·spic·a·ble (d-spk-bl, dsp-k-)
Deserving of contempt or scorn; vile.
[Late Latin dspicbilis, from Latin dspicr, to despise; see spek- in Indo-European roots.]
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mark a-despicable-prescriptivist Baily