A Rule Worth Giving Up On | Arrant Pedantry

Jonathon Owen doesn’t post all that often, but his blog, Arrant Pedantry, is always worth reading. He brings clarity and good sense to style, usage, and grammar questions that hang a lot of editors and writers up. Here he takes on that hoary bugaboo “Never end a sentence with a preposition.” Click on the link to read the whole thing.

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A Rule Worth Giving Up On

A few weeks ago, the official Twitter account for the forthcoming movie Deadpool tweeted, “A love for which is worth killing.” Name developer Nancy Friedman commented, “There are …

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2 thoughts on “A Rule Worth Giving Up On | Arrant Pedantry

  1. Owen’s blog is wonderful — well-informed, sensible, and just sly enough to make me grin. He’s also got a little store with some cool “word nerd” T-shirts — like I don’t already have enough T-shirts, but these are good.

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