Sticklers: Gotta split | The Economist

To follow the style guide or not? A piece on split infinitives.

The split infinitive goes back in English literature at least to about the 13th century. It’s a natural part of English, which is the reason everyone does it in speech. It became rarer in early modern English (only one split infinitive appears in Shakespeare).

via Sticklers: Gotta split | The Economist.

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