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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. 2 - 8, 2017) FOR THE FORUM GATEWAY ON FACEBOOK
(19 new postings):

1. Dealing With Annoying English Grammar Errors (10th in a series of 14): “6 – The problem with wrong pronoun usage” (December 8, 2017)




2. A Media English Watch Retrospective: “A recurrent glaring grammar error on cable news TV” (December 8, 2017)




3. You Asked Me This Question: “Can an intransitive verb be made transitive by using an adverb?” (December 7, 2017)


 

4. Advice and Dissent Retrospective: “Research shows responsibility resides in how people interact, not in the brain” (December 7, 2017)




5. A Media English Retrospective: “Extreme liberties in the use of the word ‘presumptive’” (December 7, 2017)


 

6. Getting to Know English Better: “How noun clauses behave in a sentence” (December 7, 2017)


  

7. A Forum Lounge Retrospective: “Once again, let’s celebrate the Holiday Season with an element of surprise” (December 6, 2017)




8. You Asked Me This Question: “How noun clauses, adjective clauses, and adverb clauses differ” (December 6, 2017)


 

9. A Science Reading You Might Have Missed: “A sixth mass extinction in our planet is now unfolding right before our eyes” (December 5, 2017)


 

10. Dealing With Annoying English Grammar Errors (9th in a series of 14): “The problematic verb-pair ‘sit’ and ‘seat’” (December 5, 2017)


 

11. You Asked Me This Question: “The proper use of the tenses in conditional sentences” (December 4, 2017)


 

12. A Media English Grammar Retrospective: “Drawing the line against misplaced modifiers in sports writing” (December 4, 2017)


 

13. A Media English Watch Retrospective: “Highly politicized physics and faulty news reporting” (December 4, 2017)




14. A Reading You Might Have Missed: “3 U.S. nonfiction bestsellers flawed and faulty like some PHL textbooks” (December 3, 3017)


 

15. A You Asked Me This Question Retrospective: “Why there’s really no such thing as a complex-complex sentence” (December 3, 2017)


  
 
16. Language Humor at its Finest Retrospective: “78 fabulous advice from famous people” (December 3, 2017)




17. You Asked Me This Question: “The uses of the ‘is to + verb’/‘are to + verb’ structure” (December 2, 2017)



 
18. A Time Out from English Grammar Retrospective: “The disconcerting flux in scientific knowledge and how to cope with it” (December 2, 2017)


 

19. A Media English Watch Retrospective: “No, not everything that pertains to the president is ‘presidential’” (December 2, 2017)




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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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