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Subject:Re: Relying on the feel of a sentence From:"Virginia L. Krenn" <asdxvlk -at- OKWAY -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU> Date:Thu, 12 Jan 1995 11:43:10 -0600
I agree with your statement because what apparently 'feels good'
to some writers doesn't always 'feel good' to me.
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Subject: Relying on the feel of a sentence
Author: Mark Levinson <mark -at- sd -dot- co -dot- il> at SMTP
Date: 1/1/95 9:16 AM
Most of my deviations from the high school grammer
book fall in the "style" category
** Granted, folks can argue whether a particular principle belongs to
style or to grammar. But once you've decided where the borderline
runs, a deviation from style isn't a deviation from grammar.
Leaving gender politics aside (as an already well-discussed topic),
what actual grammatical rules have you found interfering with
(As you can guess, I mistrust "If it feels good, do it" as the
writer's ultimate guideline... outside poetry, at least.)
Mark L. Levinson, mark -at- sd -dot- co -dot- il -- Box 5780, 46157 Herzlia, Israel
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