Thursday, April 19, 2012

Move that prepositional phrase

From the Huffington Post:


See also: Godwin’s law.

[Thanks, Elaine.]

comments: 5

Barnaby Capel-Dunn said...

In a similar vein: "This is where the king was wont to put on his great alfresco spectacles".

Elaine said...

I just KNEW those Republicans were in league with the devil!

Pete said...

Now I can see why HuffPo doesn't usually pay its writers.

Michael Leddy said...

Barnaby, your comment opened a world to me. I had no idea that anyone had revised Gowers’s work.

Elaine, I don’t know why this event has not received wider coverage.

Michael Leddy said...

Pete, I didn’t see your comment until after typing mine. I wonder what kind of editing goes on at HP: the writer of this piece is an associate editor.