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Title: Playlist Update (Nov. 25 - Dec. 1, 2017) for the Forum Gateway on Facebook
Post by: Joe Carillo on December 01, 2017, 06:14:50 PM
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PLAYLIST UPDATE (Nov. 25 - Dec. 1, 2017) FOR THE FORUM GATEWAY ON FACEBOOK
(16 new postings):

1. Dealing with Annoying English Grammar Errors (8th in a series of 14): “The troublesome, often misused verb-pair ‘lie’ and ‘lay’” (December 1, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=7258.0)

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2. A Media English Watch Retrospective: “A breathtaking cardinal sin in media’s English grammar” (December 1, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=938.0)

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3. A Readings in Language Retrospective: “Should we grieve when a language either dies or is supplanted?” (November 30, 2017)
 (https://tinyurl.com/yay3o5za)

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4. Full-Scale Review of the Noun as Part of Speech: “Dealing with long, complicated noun phrases” (November 30, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=7256.0)

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5. A Media English Watch Retrospective: “Clarifying some key terms in the impeachment process” (November 30, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=2408.0)

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6. A Media English Watch Retrospective: “Let’s be firm on whether the name ‘Philippines’ is singular or plural” (November 29, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=6874.0)

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7. You Asked Me This Question: “Positioning pronouns properly in complex sentences” (November 29, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=7254.0)

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8. You Asked Me This Question: “Subject-verb agreement in ‘there is’/‘there are’ sentences” (November 28, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=7252.0)

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9. A Forum Lounge Retrospective: “‘Pun-ography’: Wordplay to make you smile” (November 28, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=2572.0)

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10. A Time Out From Grammar Retrospective: “Evolving Hollywood icons of pulchritude, literally and cinematically” (November 28, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=1117.0)

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11. A Notable Works By Our Very Own Retrospective: “Overlooked for months, ‘Connecting Flights’ finally connects with me” (November 28, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=1067.0)

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12. Dealing with annoying English grammar errors (7th in a series of 14): “Intransitive verbs can’t take objects but do take complements” (November 27, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=7247.0)

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13. A Readings in Language Retrospective: “Give zing to your English with tiny doses of ‘The Devil’s Dictionary’” (November 27, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=675.0)

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14. An Advice and Dissent Retrospective: “The quest for answers on why the world exists to begin with” (November 27, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=2789.0)

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15. A  Media English Watch Retrospective: “Two instructive cases of English misuse and suspected misuse” (November 26, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=7246.0)

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16. Students’ Sounding Board: “Is the expression ‘feet of clay’ considered as an idiom?” (November 26, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=7244.0)

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CLASSIC FORUM POSTINGS (8 postings):

1. Two magnificent performances of “The Prayer,” spaced 10 years apart (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=6768.0)
     (Originally posted January 22, 2017)

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2. “The Lovely Clichés Worth Keeping” (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=6738.0)
     (Originally posted circa 2002   Reposted December 16, 2016)

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3. Conversations (4): “The real score about Valentine’s Day” (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=535.0)
    (Originally posted February 10, 2010   Reposted February 1, 2014)

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4. “Did Rizal ever speak and write in English?” (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=506.0)
    (Originally posted January 28, 2010, latest update December 30, 2016)

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5. “Conversations (2): A serious bad-grammar syndrome” (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=6761.0)
   (Reposted January 18, 2017)

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6. “Anatomy of media stories that Filipina women have the world’s smallest breasts” (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=6628.0)
    (Posted July 11, 2016)

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7. “Lost in Translation” - 1 and 2 (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=6746.0)
    (Posted December 30, 2016)

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8. “Indignities in American minor” (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=6721.0)
    (Posted October 27, 2016)

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