Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Split Infinitives


Very bad?

Off to grammar violation prison bad?

It appears that I've been caught in the act by one of my professors. Whereas I wholly fail to edit just about anything on this blog, primarily due to time constraints and general malaise, I'm rather obsessive about editing anything that I submit for grad school. But today I was officially caught in the act by a professor I actually like and respect.

I'm ashamed.

Here is part of the offending sentence:

"In an effort to more effectively engage my students ... "

Oh gawd. I have so many more important things to think about right now.

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