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English grammar is so complex and confusing for the one very simple reason that its rules and terminology are based on Latin--a la ...
When I split an infinitive, God damn it, I split it so it will stay split.
Would you convey my compliments to the purist who reads your proofs and tell him or her that I write in a sort of broken-down pato ...
One of the most important things, to my mind, in English style is word-order. For us, the most emphatic place in a clause or sente ...
Space--the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, ...
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