Re: What should one do with split infinitives?

Subject: Re: What should one do with split infinitives?
From: "Guy K. Haas" <guy -at- hiskeyboard -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2005 21:10:40 -0700


Rahul Prabhakar wrote:

What should one do with split infinitives ...

What needs to be done?
Rahul Prabhakar

Bill Walsh is a copy editor's copyeditor. He has a website called The Slot, and a weblog as well. A search box on the former turned up this testament:

http://www.theslot.com/split.html

1. Bookmark the site as a resource.
2. "Infinitives and other verb phrases should be written the way they sound best. Good writers are good judges of this; when in doubt, leave it alone."

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