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15th Apr, 2019 11:13:49 AM

That can be a consequence of Protection from Editors. If it's deliberate, it might be a Strange-Syntax Speaker or other Stylistic Suck. But if it's just a case where sloppy grammar appears due to the writer and editors messing up, then it's not really a trope, because it's an error rather than the intentional use of a writing convention.

Edited by Sharlee
15th Apr, 2019 08:22:10 PM

^ Also be certain that they're actually wrong. As Strange-Syntax Speaker demonstrates: One could note that English, being a strange tongue endowed with turns of phrase and grammar rules of a nature contradictory by its many parent languages, numerous unconventional syntax options has, which are technically not incorrect.

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