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Chapter 10. Dazed and Confused: Common U... > Dangling Modifiers: Counterintellige... - Pg. 96

96 Chapter 10. Dazed and Confused: Common Usage Dilemmas In This Chapter · Dangle participles · Misplace modifiers · Mix metaphors · Split infinitives · Resolve other perplexing grammar issues Once upon a time, when writing styles were more formal than they are now, some people were very careful never to end a sentence with a preposition. Even then, however, there were stylistic mav- ericks who let their prepositions fall with abandon. Winston Churchill was one of these people. His