Re: Writing test Fridays

Subject: Re: Writing test Fridays
From: Ned Bedinger <doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com>
To: "Brierley, Sean" <Sean -dot- Brierley -at- ipc -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2007 15:38:57 -0800

Brierley, Sean wrote:

On principle, I wouldn't mind if more tech writers were a little more
grounded in grammar. Seriously.

Really seriously? Language comes with baggage, and we do need to schlep a lot of it around, but we rightly and seriously ignore the baggage that comes out of nowhere.

So being aware there might be a problem
ending a sentence with a preposition is a good thing

This rule is not based on much of anything. John Dryden apparently made it up in 1627.


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