Proper English (according to me)

…I found great insight in a recent Wall Street Journal article about the use of “Proper English.”

knox_bible_openedIt makes the point that we pretend there are definitive and immutable rules about the use of the language when in fact, they are simply stylistic conventions. We pretend that the injunction against ending a sentence with a preposition is a law of nature, occupying a lofty natural state alongside that of gravity or the Second Law of Thermodynamics.

If the truth were told…

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