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There are Rules, Even if You Don’t Know Them

There are Rules, Even if You Don’t Know Them
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You don’t have to “know” a rule to know that you should be following it. Take, for example, the rule of ablaut reduplication. Chances are, you have never heard of it, but you follow it all the same. Writer Mark Forsyth explains in his bookElements of Eloquence:

There are rules ...

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