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Comment: Re:For a school superintendant (Score 1) 505

by jguevin (#36318946) Attached to: School Super Asks Governor To Make His School District a Prison

Really? You think he should have said "Now, I like to be at the top of lists, but this is one ranking on top of which I donâ(TM)t believe Michigan wants to be"?

This sort of awkward construction is exactly why many experts on grammar have recently dismissed the "no preposition at the end" rule as an artificial restriction introduced thoughtlessly by 19th-century grammarians. I was taught as you were--but sometimes the rules we were taught are wrong.

If it's working, the diagnostics say it's fine. If it's not working, the diagnostics say it's fine. - A proposed addition to rules for realtime programming

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