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POLL: Is a Preposition a Terrible Thing to End a Sentence With?


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SECURITY MINISTER CRITTER Inactive Member writes:

So the answer to John's question would be depends on where the sentence is.

Leavenworth, 20 to life!
Quit running around with a dangling participle!

That isn't his participle…
Let's go out a split a few infinitives while we're at it.

"Better infinitives than hares." My Gran always says after Gramps goes rabbit hunting.(and you thought that was a typo…)
Great another poll about grammar.

Who cares?

There's no pleasing some people!
Only that I figure this is a feature not to be abused, am I wrong?

But you must realize that it revels in the abuse.
I don't understand the question.

Has that ever stopped any of us before?
Honestly, I don't know which other languages do use such a grammatical structure,

Give Linear B a test spin, then take Sanskrit out.
The problem with English, you see, is that it's really poorly pronounced German

Actually what we see as English, is the result of Norman knights trying to have sex with good Anglo Saxon lasses.


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
I do not agree with the OFM
86
26%
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I agree with the OFM
144
44%
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no opinion
96
29%
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POLL IS CLOSED
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Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP declares...

I stand as a proud heretic here, and think it's a pedantic thing to get upset about.