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To My Facebook Friends and Fans,

For quick access to the Forum’s featured English grammar refreshers and general interest stories, simply click their indicated web links below:

PLAYLIST UPDATE (Nov. 18 - 24, 2017) FOR THE FORUM GATEWAY ON FACEBOOK
(16 new postings):

1. Dealing with annoying English grammar errors (6th in a series of 14): “Intransitive verbs forced to act as transitive ones” (November 24, 2017)


 

2. You Asked Me This Question Retrospective: “Is it correct to use the verb ‘invite’ as a noun?” (November 23, 2017)


 

3. A Time Out From Grammar Retrospective: “Is there life beyond the universe that we know?” (November 23, 2017)




4. Full-Scale Review of the Noun as Part of Speech: “Getting to know the noun phrase better” (November 23, 2017)


 

5. An Advice and Dissent Retrospective: “As one goes way past the prime of one’s life” (November 22, 2017)


 

6. A Forum Lounge Retrospective: “‘Nakakagigil’ remains lost in the English translation” (November 22, 2017)


 

7. A Media English Watch Retrospective: “Did that newspaper columnist commit an egregious grammar error?” (November 21, 2017)



8. A Parenting Letter Revisited: "Dear Mama and Papa” (November 21, 2017)




9. Dealing with annoying English grammar errors (5th in a series of 14): “Verbs positioned too far from the subject” and “Subject-verb disagreement” (November 21, 2017)


 

10. Language Humor At Its Finest: “29 eye-catching palindromes for your delectation” (November 20, 2017)


 

11. You Asked Me This Question: “How the expletive ‘there’ works in inverted sentences” (November 20, 2017)


 
12. An Advice and Dissent Retrospective: “Sol Stein shows the way to strong, memorable, and marketable writing” (November 19, 2017)


 
13. A Media English Watch Retrospective: “Usage of the phrase ‘on the ground’ in official circles got out of hand” (November 18, 2017)


 
14. You Asked Me This Question: “Options for avoiding officious subjunctive sentences” (November 19, 2017)


 

15. Retrospective from The Forum Lounge: “Oodles of reasons to love (or hate) the Philippines!” (November 18, 2017)


 
16. A Readings in Language Retrospective: “Inoculating ourselves against all those journalistic nonsense” (November 18, 2017)




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GRAMMAR AND MANY EYE-OPENING FEATURES BESIDES!
You thought Jose Carillo’s English Forum is all about grammar? Well, get a delightful
surprise by clicking this link to its Facebook Gateway from July 2017 to date!



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CLASSIC FORUM POSTINGS (8 postings):

1. Two magnificent performances of “The Prayer,” spaced 10 years apart
     (Originally posted January 22, 2017)



2. “The Lovely Clichés Worth Keeping”
     (Originally posted circa 2002   Reposted December 16, 2016)

   

3. Conversations (4): “The real score about Valentine’s Day”
    (Originally posted February 10, 2010   Reposted February 1, 2014)



4. “Did Rizal ever speak and write in English?”
    (Originally posted January 28, 2010, latest update December 30, 2016)



5. “Conversations (2): A serious bad-grammar syndrome”
   (Reposted January 18, 2017)



6. “Anatomy of media stories that Filipina women have the world’s smallest breasts”
    (Posted July 11, 2016)



7. “Lost in Translation” - 1 and 2
    (Posted December 30, 2016)



8. “Indignities in American minor”
    (Posted October 27, 2016)




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