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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. 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)


 

2. Advice and Dissent Retrospective: “The striving for eternal life and its terrifying downside” (January 5, 2018)


 

3. A Forum Lounge Sharing: NYT Op-Docs episode “Verbatim: What is a Photocopier?” (January 5, 2018)


 

4. An Essays by Jose Carillo Retrospective: “Great Titles in the Making” (January 4, 2018)




5. Getting To Know English Better: “How gerunds and infinitives work” (January 3, 2018)


 

6. A Students’ Sounding Board Retrospective: “An assortment of bewildering questions about English usage” (January 3, 2018)


 

7. An Important Grammar Lesson That You Might Have Missed: “Choosing tense for reporting verbs in reported speech” (January 2, 2018)


 

8. A Media English Watch Retrospective: “A very serious case of a dangling subordinate clause” (January 2, 2018)


 

9. Readings in Language Retrospective: “Linguist’s book explores the upper limits of being multilingual” (January 2, 2018)


 

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)


 

11. A Retrospective To Welcome New Year 2018: “Sissel Kyrkjebø sings ‘Auld Lang Syne’ for New Year 2014” (January 1. 2018)


 

12. Go Down Memory Lane: “All the music and performers your heart could desire” (December 31, 2017)




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


 

14. Education and Teaching Retrospective: “Two diametrically opposed views on teaching good English writing” (December 30, 2017)




15. A Forum Guest Essay Retrospective: “Whatever Became of  ‘Fine’',‘You’re Welcome!,’ and ‘Dead’?” (December 30, 2017)


 

16. An Invitation to Joy That You Shouldn’t Miss: “Trip the Light With the Rest of the World” (December 30, 2017)


  

17. A Reading in Language Retrospective: “Style as pleasurable mastery rather than minefield of grievous errors” (December 30, 2017)


 

18. An Essays by Jose Carillo Retrospective: “Lost in Translation” (December 30, 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)

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




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



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




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