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You have a passive reduced relative clause: It appears that the passage [that was] referred to [by the person] ran, in fact, as follows: It’s causing a garden path effect. The garden path effect happens when the reader anticipates a different ending partway through the sentence. For example, the sentence The horse raced past the barn fell. sounds like it ...


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The use of ought w/out the "to' is a lovely locution when the underlying intention is imperative. "My name ought be included" = "Include my name." I vote for its acceptance.


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