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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 (January 27 - February 2, 2018) FOR THE FORUM GATEWAY ON FACEBOOK
(21 new postings):

1. Getting To Know English Better: “The subjunctive and its functions – 2,” 3rd of a 6-part series on subjunctives (February 2, 2018)


 

2. A Forum Lounge Retrospective: “Pre-Valentine’s Day Quiz for incurable English-speaking romantics” (February 2, 2018)


 

3. Getting To Know English Better: “The subjunctive and its functions – 1,” 2nd of a 6-part series on subjunctives (January 31, 2018)


 

4. Getting To Know English Better: “How participles and participial phrases work” (January 31, 2018)


 

5. You Asked Me This Question: “Code words/catchwords vs. usual terms” (January 31, 2018)


 

6. A Readings in Language Retrospective: “Every language is a distinctively human model of logic and reality” (January 31, 2018)


  

7. Getting To Know English Better: “The moods and attitude of English verbs,” 1st of a 6-part series on subjunctives (January 31, 2018)


 

8. A Getting To Know English Refresher: “How the English personal pronouns inflect for case” (January 30, 2018)


 

9. A Readings in Language Retrospective: “Much deeper, more erudite analysis of language and rhetoric” (January 30, 2018)


 

10. A Readings in Language Retrospective: “The need to equate things solely on comparable attributes” (January 30, 2018)


 

11. ENCORE! Language Humor At Its Finest: “The perils of missing periods or forgetting commas” (January 30, 2018)




12. A Time Out From Grammar Retrospective: “Physicist wows, then humiliates scientists with fool’s gold” (January 29, 2018)


 
 
13. A Getting To Know English Retrospective: “Using synonyms to enliven prose” (January 29, 2018)




14. A Basic English Grammar Refresher: “Why the nominative and subjective are lumped as just a single case” (January 29, 2018)


 

15. Use and Misuse: “Avoidance of confusing fused or run-on sentences” (January 28, 2018)




16. Time For Pre-Valentine’s Day Wordplay: “Goofy unofficial conversion table” (January 28, 2018)


 

17. An Advice and Dissent Retrospective: “Why do we find it pleasing to read stories we know to be untrue?” (January 28, 2018)


 

18. Retrospective to a Provocative Education Reading: “Point counterpoint on why Asian-American students excel in the U.S.” (January 26, 2018)




19. A Getting To Know English Retrospective: “We can count as many as 23 auxiliary verbs in English” (January 29, 2018)




20. Getting To Know English Better: “How the three kinds of objects work in English” (January 27, 2018)




21. Retrospective for Lovers’ Day This Month: “A brand-new word for ‘French kiss’ enters the French lexicon” (January 27, 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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