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Fear of “To Boldly Go” and Other False Phobias
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Fear of “To Boldly Go” and Other False Phobias

The Star Trek mission statement—“to boldly go where no one has gone before”—has been criticized many times by grammarians who insist that it’s wrong because inserting the adverb “boldly” between “to” and “go” yields a so-called “split infinitive.”