Andrey (azangru) wrote,
Andrey
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Eighteenth-century grammarians didn't even identify flat adverbs as adverbs: they considered them adjectives, and the adverbial use to be a mistake. It's this grammarians we have to thank for the still repeated injunction that adverbs end in -ly.

Eighteenth-century grammarians — это все-таки страшная сила :-)
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