split infinitive


a: Split infinitive ~
b: Star Trek opening line

What: "No, they're not split infinitives - a split infinitive is like the famous Star Trek line "to boldly go where no man has gone before" (adverb "boldly" between the two halves of the infinitive "to go"). It's a "rule" adopted (erroneously, IMHO) from Latin, and should be ignored."

Writer: Anne Lyle
Date: Oct 9 2013 3:41 PM

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