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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 (Jan. 6 - 12, 2018) FOR THE FORUM GATEWAY ON FACEBOOK
(22 new postings):

1. Use and Misuse: “Summing up on the 10 most annoying English grammar errors” (January 12, 2018)


 

2. You Asked Me This Question Retrospective: “The pitfalls of not providing sentences with a clear subject” (January 12, 2018)


 

3. Badly Written, Badly Spoken Retrospective: “Is yelling ‘Greetings!’ or ‘Cheers!’ at the start of a letter acceptable?” (January 12, 2018)


 

4. A Grammar Lesson You May Need to Review Yourself: “The difference between ‘going to’ and ‘will’” (January 11, 2018)


 

5. A Grammar Usage You Might Still be Vacillating Over: “A recurrent misuse of the preposition 'between'” (January 11, 2018)


 

6. My Media English Watch Retrospective: “Coeds from exclusive girls’ schools” a contradiction in terms” (January 11, 2018)


 

7. Getting To Know English Better: “The choice between gerunds and infinitives” (January 11, 2018)


 

8. An Evolutionary Science Reading You Might Have Missed: “Are humans hijacking their own evolution and of everything else’s?” (January 10, 2018)


 

9. A Conversations Retrospective: “Do kingfishers eat butter?” (January 10, 2018)


 

10. Essays by Jose Carillo Retrospective: “Clichés and bad body English” (January 10, 2018)


 

11. You Asked Me This Question: “The correct sequence of tenses for complex sentences” (January 9, 2018)


 

12. A Use and Misuse Retrospective: “Clarifying a questionable notion about the proper use of ‘each’” (January 9, 2018)


 

13. A Forum Lounge Retrospective: “A wheelchair dancer lives up her dream” (January 9, 2018)


 

14. Dealing With Annoying English Grammar Errors (19th in a series of 20): “An exercise in defusing a terribly fused sentence” (January 9, 2018)


 

15. A Media English Watch Retrospective: “Misuse of the preposition-pronoun combination ‘of which’” (January 8, 2018)




16. A Time Out From Grammar Retrospective: “Science works only because it feeds on curiosity and breaks its own rules” (January 8, 2018)


 

17. Retrospective Reading on Human Intelligence: “Geniuses are clear proof that people are not created equal” (January 8, 2018)


 

18. You Asked Me This Question: “Setting the matter straight on the ‘not me’ vs. ‘not I’ usage” (January 7, 2018)


 

19. Basic Grammar Lesson Retrospective: “The use the prepositions ‘in’ and ‘at’ in American English” (January 7, 2018)


 

20. A Media English Watch Retrospective: “The adjective ‘naked’ gets misplaced in an online news headline” (January 7, 2018)


 

21. Done in By Faulty Grammar Architecture: “Confused, grammatically flawed sentence about a fallen dictator” (January 6, 2018)


 

22. Get a Self-Improvement Program Started Now: “Give your English a winning edge, 24/7 all for free!” (January 6, 2018)


 

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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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