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Re: [GAdetection] Re: splitting infinitives

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  • curt evans
    You splittertarians are a bunch of anarchists! You just act like people should be able to whatever they feel like with grammar--what about the consequences
    Message 1 of 10 , Sep 30, 2012
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      You splittertarians are a bunch of anarchists! You just act like people should be able to whatever they feel like with grammar--what about the consequences for the rest of us?!!

      Curtis Jehoshaphat Evans
      Member, Gerund Protection Society

      From: bobhouk@...
      Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2012 9:01 PM
      To: GAdetection@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [GAdetection] Re: splitting infinitives


      LOL!

      The real radicals do things with gerunds that defy description -- but I draw the line there.

      Bob

      --- On Sun, 9/30/12, curt evans <mailto:praed_street%40comcast.net> wrote:

      From: curt evans <mailto:praed_street%40comcast.net>
      Subject: Re: [GAdetection] Re: splitting infinitives
      To: mailto:GAdetection%40yahoogroups.com
      Date: Sunday, September 30, 2012, 8:30 PM



      You must be one of those splittertarians.

      From: BobH

      Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2012 8:24 PM

      To: mailto:GAdetection%40yahoogroups.com

      Subject: [GAdetection] Re: splitting infinitives

      I don't think it serves well as an indicator of political outlook, Mike. I'm rather conservative politically, but I engage in wanton infinitive-splitting on a daily basis.

      Bob

      --- In mailto:GAdetection%40yahoogroups.com, "miketooney49" <miketooney49@...> wrote:

      > The controversy over splitting infinitives could be

      > regarded as an indicator of one's social and political

      > inclinations -- ultra-conservative for those who

      > oppose the practice and liberal for those who endorse

      > it.

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