HomeMediaRight On Right On Kevin September 20, 2003 Media 2 Comments Guess what? Actually, It’s OK to end sentances with prepositions. I know I’ll sleep better tonight. Isabel Coverage Weekend Caption Contest™ Related Posts No Such Thing as National Security When the New York Times has Papers to Sell NY Times Dismissing Palestinian Rocket Attacks on Israel? Sleeping With The Enemy About The Author Kevin Kevin founded Wizbang in 2003. He still contributes occasionally and handles all the technical and design work for the site. 2 Comments Francis W. Porretto September 20, 2003 CON: “A preposition is something not to end a sentence with.” — Numerous fourth grade teachers of English grammar. PRO: “That is the sort of arrant pedantry up with which I will not put!” — Winston Churchill, on being criticized by an aide for ending a sentence with a preposition. SORT OF HARD TO INTERPRET: “Well, honey, the right way to end that sentence is with a proposition.” — Mae West. Your Curmudgeon reports; you decide. CGHill September 20, 2003 If ending a sentence with one preposition is good, ending a sentence with five prepositions ought to be better. Well, maybe not.