[Gllug] Schoolboy Grammar

Bernard Peek bap at shrdlu.com
Mon Apr 2 09:11:23 UTC 2012

On 02/04/12 08:34, Gary Pownall wrote:
> On 29 Mar 2012, at 19:47, Stuart Sears wrote:
>>> You've missed my point. I split an infinitive.
>> no, you didn't.
>> "to finally go"
>> or even
>> "to finally have gone"
>> would be splitting infinitives. Which is a daft rule to apply to english
>> anyway.
> Shouldn't English have a capital 'E'?

Standard English usage is to include the terminal punctuation before the 
closing quotation mark when it occurs at the end of a sentence. 
Personally I do prefer the American form that you used.

Bernard Peek
bap at shrdlu.com

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