Vanishing Adverbs

When did people stop knowing the difference between adverbs and adjectives? It’s becoming common to hear people using adjectives instead of adverbs and it really grates.

There’s an example on the BBC new site right now. The headline says “Charles urges society to go slow“. Isn’t it obvious that the last word should be “slowly”?

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