EPISODE 1: A Sin of Which None Is Guilty

Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo discuss the longstanding English language proscription against ending a sentence with a preposition.

We all learned that you’re not supposed to end a sentence with a preposition. But from where did this alleged rule come? And why does it encumber us with such labored sentences as the one preceding this? Mike Vuolo and Bob Garfield explore the history of the terminal preposition rule, and whether there are good reasons to follow it.

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