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Lilt: a theory of melody

A melody has to catch the ear. A lilt is an up and down movement that has to be asymmetrical or surprising in some way. It can go up, and ...

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Split infinitive

Rules that eat your brain. A denunciation of the stupid split infinitive "rule."

1 comment:

Thomas said...

"Nervous people worrying about their language write worse than relaxed people enjoying their language."

Hear, hear!