Most of What You Think You Know About Grammar is Wrong

“… It’s a great story, but it’s a myth. And so is that so-called grammar rule about ending sentences with prepositions. If that previous sentence bugs you, by the way, you’ve bought into another myth. No, there’s nothing wrong with starting a sentence with a conjunction, either. But perhaps the biggest grammar myth of all is the infamous taboo against splitting an infinitive …” (more)

[Patricia O’Conner and Stewart Kellarman, Smithsonian Magazine, February issue]


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