Re: How Long Before Common Usage Becomes the Rule? (was: RE: New TECHWR-L Poll Question

Subject: Re: How Long Before Common Usage Becomes the Rule? (was: RE: New TECHWR-L Poll Question
From: quills -at- airmail -dot- net
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2001 10:46:37 -0500


The same question could also apply to splitting infinitives and
ending sentences with prepositions, both of which were
grammatical constructions for hundreds of years until those
Latinate prescriptivists got their hands on the grammar books.


Or, as Churchill said, "Never end a sentence with a preposition, unless you want to."

Scptt

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