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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 (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)




2. A Media English Watch Retrospective: “A breathtaking cardinal sin in media’s English grammar” (December 1, 2017)




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



 

4. Full-Scale Review of the Noun as Part of Speech: “Dealing with long, complicated noun phrases” (November 30, 2017)


 

5. A Media English Watch Retrospective: “Clarifying some key terms in the impeachment process” (November 30, 2017)


 

6. A Media English Watch Retrospective: “Let’s be firm on whether the name ‘Philippines’ is singular or plural” (November 29, 2017)


 

7. You Asked Me This Question: “Positioning pronouns properly in complex sentences” (November 29, 2017)




8. You Asked Me This Question: “Subject-verb agreement in ‘there is’/‘there are’ sentences” (November 28, 2017)


 

9. A Forum Lounge Retrospective: “‘Pun-ography’: Wordplay to make you smile” (November 28, 2017)


 

10. A Time Out From Grammar Retrospective: “Evolving Hollywood icons of pulchritude, literally and cinematically” (November 28, 2017)


 

11. A Notable Works By Our Very Own Retrospective: “Overlooked for months, ‘Connecting Flights’ finally connects with me” (November 28, 2017)


 

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)


 

13. A Readings in Language Retrospective: “Give zing to your English with tiny doses of ‘The Devil’s Dictionary’” (November 27, 2017)



 
14. An Advice and Dissent Retrospective: “The quest for answers on why the world exists to begin with” (November 27, 2017)




15. A  Media English Watch Retrospective: “Two instructive cases of English misuse and suspected misuse” (November 26, 2017)


 

16. Students’ Sounding Board: “Is the expression ‘feet of clay’ considered as an idiom?” (November 26, 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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