Starting a Sentence with a Conjunction: Right or Wrong? Good ‘Subpar’ and Bad ‘Subpar.’

GrammarStarting a Sentence with a Conjunction: Right or Wrong? Good ‘Subpar’ and Bad ‘Subpar.’

Starting a Sentence with a Conjunction: Right or Wrong? Good ‘Subpar’ and Bad ‘Subpar.’

Many people have been taught that it's wrong to start a sentence with a conjunction, but nearly all major style guides say doing so is fine. Neal Whitman investigates why there seems to be such a difference between what teachers say and what style guides say. Also, we look at why sometimes “subpar” is good, and sometimes “subpar” is bad.

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