Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical (hermionesviolin) wrote,
Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical

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I like split infinitives.

From the essay i just read:

"At the very moment that Frankenstein was first published, the British state suspended various civil rights (including that of habeas corpus) in order more effectively to counter the growing combativity of the unemployed and the working poor."

Am i the only person who think that would sound so much better if it read "in order to more effectively counter"?
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