Split Infinitive Split Infinitive Audio will be available later today. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email November 8, 199812:00 AM ET Heard on Weekend Edition Sunday The venerable Oxford University Press has decreed that the "split infinitive" is no longer grammatically taboo. Weekend Edition resident linguist Jesse Sheidlower (SHIDE-low-err) says AMEN to that. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 Listen · 14:01 14:01 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/736139679/736145132" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Up First NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The biggest stories and ideas — from politics to pop culture — in 10 minutes.