Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Free at last! - Migration

Originally published on Tuesday, 1 March 2005

The Random House Guide to Good Writing and others say that putting a preposition at the end of a sentence has been acceptable for many years. The rule originated from grammarians who thought it was elegant to apply the rules of Latin to the English language. The great statesman, Winston Churchill, summed it up nicely when he said it was the "sort of nonsense up with which I will not put."

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