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Saturday, January 28, 2006

The BBC Stylebook.
British
be cautious, particularly with football. "England fans rampaged", "Scotland fans drank the place dry"; not British fans.

Football

Please, never "soccer".
Split infinitive
do not do so unnecessarily, because it will offend some listeners. Follow Fowler, who says they should be split sooner than be ambiguous or artificial; or Raymond Chandler: "God damn it, I split it so it will stay split".
(Via Making Light.)

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