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A word, please

Breaking the ancient rules of grammar

May 26, 2013
By JUNE CASAGRANDE - Special to the Sun-Gazette , Williamsport Sun-Gazette

The English language is flexible, forgiving and fun. But don't tell that to some people. There's a large contingent of sticklers who think that every language choice has just one right answer. Many are victims of superstitions that ran rampant in educational circles in 1950s and '60s - mythical laws like "you can't end a sentence with a preposition" and "it's wrong to split an infinitive."

 
 
 

 

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