[Ads-l] Pied-pipe a preposition, but don't pied-pipe a particle (i.e. "up with which I will not put")

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jun 27 15:26:16 EDT 2021


You may want to correct the record, Neal -- Quote Investigator is the site
of Garson O'Toole, not Fred Shapiro.

--bgz

On Sun, Jun 27, 2021 at 3:19 PM Neal Whitman <nwhitman at ameritech.net> wrote:

> In this piece for Grammar Girl, I cover the "up with which I will not
> put" joke, with nods to Fred Shapiro and John Robert Ross:
>
>
> https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/up-with-which-i-will-not-put
>
> https://quoteinvestigator.com/2012/07/04/churchill-preposition/
>
> The quick, dirty, and alliterative rule that did NOT make it into the
> final script: Pied-pipe a preposition, but don't pied-pipe a particle!
>
>

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