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Title: Playlist Update (Dec. 30, 2017 - Jan. 5, 2018) for the Forum Gateway on Facebook
Post by: Joe Carillo on January 05, 2018, 02:53:44 PM
For quick access to the Forum’s featured English grammar refreshers and general interest stories, simply click their indicated web links below:

PLAYLIST UPDATE (Dec. 30, 2017 - Jan. 5, 2018) FOR THE FORUM GATEWAY ON FACEBOOK
(18 new postings):

1. Dealing With Annoying English Grammar Errors (18th in a series of 20): “The problem with fused or run-on sentences” (January 5, 2018) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=7343.0)

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2. Advice and Dissent Retrospective: “The striving for eternal life and its terrifying downside” (January 5, 2018) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=2450.0)

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3. A Forum Lounge Sharing: NYT Op-Docs episode “Verbatim: What is a Photocopier?” (January 5, 2018) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=7342.0)

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4. An Essays by Jose Carillo Retrospective: “Great Titles in the Making” (January 4, 2018) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=6751.0)

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5. Getting To Know English Better: “How gerunds and infinitives work” (January 3, 2018) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=7338.0)

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6. A Students’ Sounding Board Retrospective: “An assortment of bewildering questions about English usage” (January 3, 2018) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=1884.0)

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7. An Important Grammar Lesson That You Might Have Missed: “Choosing tense for reporting verbs in reported speech” (January 2, 2018) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=6612.0)

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8. A Media English Watch Retrospective: “A very serious case of a dangling subordinate clause” (January 2, 2018) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=7335.0)

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9. Readings in Language Retrospective: “Linguist’s book explores the upper limits of being multilingual” (January 2, 2018) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=2097.0)

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10. Dealing With Annoying English Grammar Errors (17th in a series of 20): “9 – The annoying misuse of commonly used verb-pairs” (January 2, 2018) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=7333.0)

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11. A Retrospective To Welcome New Year 2018: “Sissel Kyrkjebø sings ‘Auld Lang Syne’ for New Year 2014” (January 1. 2018) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=6122.0)

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12. Go Down Memory Lane: “All the music and performers your heart could desire” (December 31, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=6107.0)

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13. A Special 2017 Year-End Folio: “6 personal essays over the years and 6 general-interest readings” (December 31, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/YES)

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14. Education and Teaching Retrospective: “Two diametrically opposed views on teaching good English writing” (December 30, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=711.0)

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15. A Forum Guest Essay Retrospective: “Whatever Became of  ‘Fine’',‘You’re Welcome!,’ and ‘Dead’?” (December 30, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=2366.0)

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16. An Invitation to Joy That You Shouldn’t Miss: “Trip the Light With the Rest of the World” (December 30, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=6318.0)

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17. A Reading in Language Retrospective: “Style as pleasurable mastery rather than minefield of grievous errors” (December 30, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=6281.0)

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18. An Essays by Jose Carillo Retrospective: “Lost in Translation” (December 30, 2017) (http://josecarilloforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=6746.0)

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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)

(http://josecarilloforum.com/imgs/LovelyCliches-6.jpg)    

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)

Playlist Update (Dec. 9 - 15, 2017) for the Forum Gateway on Facebook


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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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