Grammar Hammer: Where It’s At
I’ve read several articles lately that have made me question whether I’m just getting old and curmudgeonly about certain things. I’m a self-proclaimed old-schooler in many respects. I still want to put two spaces after a period (mainly out of fear of retribution from Mrs. Thomas, my high school typing teacher, who would thwack my knuckles with a ruler if I didn’t employ proper spacing). I still advocate the use of the serial comma after the second to last item in a list.
“Where are you at?” and “Where is it at?” are the grammatical equivalent of nails on a chalkboard to me. Is ending a sentence with a preposition a grammatical faux pas? Is it an urban grammatical myth? Or is it just irritating?
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