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Posted on Dump.com, the 15 Things You Didn’t Know About Star Trek infographic from designer Ricky Linn.
You can see the high-resolution version in Ricky’s Flickr photostream.
Thanks to Ben for sending in the link!
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You may want to check the wikipedia article on split infinitives, which even mentions "to boldly go".
Well "to boldly go" WAS grammatically incorrect, but language responds to usage. The usage of this construction post Star Trek has gone way up, so now it is ok for purposes of emphasis!
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"to boldly go" was never incorrect. It's not a split infinitive, because the infinitive is "go". The "to" is just an article used for syntax. Compare "I build houses". Build is infinitive there. Infinitive is just the "unmarked" form of a verb.
The "rule" about infinitives derives from latinophile gibberish.
Thanks for all of the information, great blog by the way.