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The Order of Modification in English Nouns, Preceding or Succeeding? [on hold]

As I don't know the exact linguistic terms, what I mean my "preceding" and "succeeding" in modifying nouns is as follows. Preceding : delicious food, long way, kind person, et cetera Succeeding : ...
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Ordering prepositional phrases

I have rewritten a sentence like the one below several times, and I could not seem to put the prepositional phrases in an order that sounded correct to me. Is there a better way to construct this ...
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Starting a sentence with “In Winter 2010,”

Would that be permissible? It just sounds awkward. Use Cases: In winter 2010, two penguins, named Jony and Rony, were born. In winter 2010, five ice-skaters , each in the 130 lb category, ...
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How to distinguish between positions of prepositional phrases?

Is there a name for where prepositional phrases are in a sentence? For example, is there a name to distinguish between the following sentences? There has not been a queen on the island. On the ...