Re: How Long Before Common Usage Becomes the Rule?

Subject: Re: How Long Before Common Usage Becomes the Rule?
From: Stan Schwartz <stanz -at- cam -dot- org>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2001 16:02:12 -0400

Hi,

Actually, he is quoted (Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 16th ed.) as saying, "This is the sort of English up with which I will not put."

Best,
s

I believe that what he actually said is along these lines:
"Ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with
which I will not put."

"Mark L. Levinson" wrote:

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

I doubt it. Churchill would have known that "to" is not a
preposition in that sentence.



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Re: How Long Before Common Usage Becomes the Rule?: From: Mark L. Levinson
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