Has there recently been a change in common usage from, for example, “On Monday, the President (did something)” to “The President on Monday (did something)?

In the New York Times for example.

Feel free to tell me i am imagining it.

I nade several unsuccessful attempts to get the answer on google. I likely didn't use effective search terms.

Thank you In advance for any input.

Mike Cherney, Toronto

  • 2
    Journalese. It helps save a comma as also to build long sentences without effecting flow or readability. Both are grammatical and mean the same. It isn't a change per se. – Kris Nov 2 '19 at 7:18
  • It's not ungrammatical, and though it might jar, it fronts the most important component of the sentence (the agent / subject). Not as smooth, but more punchy (which I suppose makes sense). – Edwin Ashworth Nov 2 '19 at 17:23

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