Rules That Eat Your Brain On the scourge of 'zombie rules' in grammar like the split infinitive, which only serve to obfuscate meaning rather than ease its conveyance. #link You were reading Rules That Eat Your Brain, a link posted with comment by MacDara Conroy. It is filed under Aux and was published in April 2013. If you liked what you read here, you can follow this site on Twitter @MacDaraBlogs or via reader feed, and find many more entries in the Archive. Share this entry on Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook or Google+, or by email.