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History of the non-rule that proscribes ending a sentence with a preposition?

Famously, if not accurately, Winston Churchill is supposed to have responding to an editor who had "fixed" a sentence ending with a preposition by writing, "This is the sort of thing up with which... more
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Etymology: Arabic falaha, German pflügen, English to plough?

Could there be some connection between Arabic falaha meaning to till the soil and German pflügen, Pflug or English plough, to plough?

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