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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. 20 - 26, 2018) FOR THE FORUM GATEWAY ON FACEBOOK
(22 new postings):

1. A Question Foremost in Laypeople’s Minds: “Why legal documents are not in plain and simple English” (January 26, 2018)


 

2. A Media English Watch Retrospective: “When a modifier squints, the dead could die again and again” (January 26, 2018)


 

3. Getting To Know English Better: “Reducing adjective clauses for conciseness” (January 26, 2018)


 

4. A Conversations Retrospective: “When educators befuddle” (January 25, 2018)


 

5. Getting To Know English Better: “How gerund phrases work” (January 25, 2018)


 

6. A Use and Misuse Retrospective: “Wrong or willfully violated mall parking signs in English” (January 24, 2018)


 

7. Language Humor At Its Finest: “45 ambiguous newspaper headlines” (January 24, 2018)


 

8. Two Important But Hardly Discussed Grammar Forms: “The usage of the perfect infinitive and the perfect gerund” (January 24, 2018)


 

9. Retrospective to a Very Provocative Reading: “Hard-hitting indictment of the law profession in the United States” (January 24, 2018)
 

 

10. A Media English Watch Retrospective: “How ‘right of reply’ differs from ‘right to reply’” (January 23, 2018)


 

11. Lest This Added Grammar Refresher Be Overlooked: “Departures from the rules for tag questions” (January 23, 2018)


 

12. A Use and Misuse Retrospective: “Are you correctly using ‘between’ and ‘among’?”
(January 22, 2018)



 

13. Use and Misuse: “The pitfalls in constructing negative ‘used to’ sentences” (January 22, 2018)


 

14. A Retrospective as the Year 2018 Unfolds: “Two magnificent performances of ‘The Prayer’” (January 22, 2018)


 

15. A Grammar Refresher You Just Might Need: “Saying our tag questions right” (January 22, 2018)


 

16. Belated Rejoinder from a U.S. Fellow Balikbayan: “In defense of using ‘Greetings!’ at the start of a letter” (January 21, 2018)


 

17. A Language Humor At Its Finest Retrospective: “20 gems of the fine but now vanishing art of persiflage” (January 21, 2018)


 

18. A Grammar Refresher You Might Need At This Time: “A quick review of the English comparatives” (January 21, 2018)




19. Language Humor at Its Finest: “Top 100 Funniest One-Liners” (January 21, 2018)




20. Lesson in Creating an Absolute Phrase as Modifier: “When a modifying phrase must drop its verb to work properly” (January 20, 2018)


 

21. A Science History Reading You Might Have Missed: “Was Aristotle the world’s first scientist and Plato an anti-scientific mythmaker?” (January 20, 2018)


 

22. You Asked Me This Question: “When using a parenthetical is necessary in a sentence” (January 20, 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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