Re: Bug#51879: PROPOSAL: package may be maintained by a group
tb@MIT.EDU (Thomas Bushnell, BSG) writes:
> Franklin Belew <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > The dangling preposition in the last sentence.
> > "the distribution this package is included in" should read
> > "the distribution in which this package is included."
> Of course, Shakespeare happily ended sentences with prepositions, no
> matter what your gramamr school teacher taught you. The rule you cite
> was invented by noisome people in the 19th century who thought that
> English shouldn't have any structures that Latin lacks. (In Latin it
> is in fact prohibited to end sentenced with prepositions.)
Winston Churchill was once chided for ending a sentence with a
preposition. He replied, "This is the kind of arrant nonsense up
with which I will not put."
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