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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. 13 - 19, 2018) FOR THE FORUM GATEWAY ON FACEBOOK
(24 new postings):

1. An Essays by Jose Carillo Retrospective: “How to reduce adverb clauses to adverb phrases” (January 19, 2018)




2. You Asked Me This Question: “What does it mean to be asked ‘Are you understanding me?’” (January 18, 2018)


 

3. My Media English Watch Retrospective: “A serious grammar syndrome” (January 18, 2018)




4. Getting To Know English Better: “How infinitive phrases work” (January 18, 2018)


 

5. A Time Out From English Grammar Retrospective: “Did Mona Lisa have high cholesterol, and is Newton’s apple story authentic?” (January 18, 2018)


 

6. You Asked Me This Question: “How ‘mine’ works as pronoun or adjective but not as determiner” (January 17, 2018)


 

7. An Essays by Jose Carillo Retrospective: “Good writing avoids clichés, not idiomatic expressions” (January 17, 2018)


 

8. A Provocative Retrospective Worth Pondering Again: “How society favors the beautiful in practically all aspects of life” (January 17, 2018)


 

9. Language Humor At Its Finest: “Some really amazing anagrams” (January 17, 2018)


 

10. You Asked Me This Question: “Once and for all, when do we use ‘fewer’ or ‘less’?” (January 16, 2018)



11. A Subject-Adjective Agreement Advice Worth Repeating: “The proper possessive adjective for the pronoun ‘everybody’” (January 16, 2018)


 

12. Retrospective To An Audacious Speculative Reading: “Is consciousness a magical-mystery show that we stage in our own heads?” (January 16, 2018)




13. A Time Out From English Grammar Retrospective: “12 scholars on the nonfiction books that profoundly changed their minds” (January 16, 2018)


 

14. A Caveat That’s a Stumbling Block to Writing: “The frequent use of ‘I’ isn’t necessarily an awful thing” (January 15, 2018)


 

15. A Sports Reporting Retrospective: “Placing a modifier where it rightfully should be” (January 15, 2018)


 

16. Retrospective - Even Modality Has Its Limits: “Do we say ‘May you?’ or ‘May you please?’?” (January 15, 2018)


 

17. My Media English Watch Retrospective: “Misplaced modifying phrase fractures Bohol earthquake news” (January 15, 2018)


 

18. Use and Misuse Retrospective: “How the perfect participle and the present participle differ” (January 14, 2018)


 

19. Advice and Dissent: “Clarifying a key term in the impeachment process” (January 14, 2018)


 

20. A Readings in Language Retrospective: “Oh the many advantages of speaking more than just your mother tongue!” (January 13, 2018)


 

21. A Time Out from English Grammar Retrospective: “Academics being conned into writing books nobody can buy” (January 13, 2018)


 

22. My Thoughts Exactly Retrospective: “Some tangled tropes that annoy me” (January 13, 2018)


 

23. An Advice and Dissent Retrospective: “Human genome research casts doubt on Adam and Eve story” (January 13, 2018)


 

24. Language Humor At Its Finest: “31 Flaky Nuggets of Wisdom from a Jar” (January 12, 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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