Mark Painter

  • English Grammar and Usage, Reader Polls

    Grammer Pole of the Weak: Ending Sentences With Prepositions

    In last week’s Grammer Pole, you voted to overwhelmingly approve the use of split infinitives. Fifty-three percent of Above the Law readers said that splitting infinitives is acceptable, even if it should be done sparingly. An additional forty percent said, “Yes. It’s great to liberally split infinitives!” This suggests to me that ATL readers are […]

    23 Comments / / Oct 21, 2011 at 11:12 AM