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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 (February 3 - 9, 2018) FOR THE FORUM GATEWAY ON FACEBOOK
(21 new postings):

1. Getting To Know English Better (6th in the 6-part series): “Distinguishing the subjunctive from the second conditional” (February 9, 2018)


 

2. A Refresher in Punctuating Amplifying Elements: “When using a parenthetical is necessary in a sentence” (February 9, 2018)


 

3. A Getting To Know English Retrospective: “No need to hold ‘celebrant’ in a straightjacket” (February 9, 2018)


 

4. A Time Out From English Grammar Retrospective: “Religious teaching may just make criminals justify their crime, study suggests” (February 8, 2018)


 

5. Getting To Know English Better: “The flexible positions of participial phrases” (February 8, 2018)


 

6. A Language Humor at Its Finest Retrospective: “Memorable quotes from famous celebrities of yesteryears” (February 7, 2018)


 

7. An Advice and Dissent Retrospective: “The need for genuine leisure instead of a mad, unending pursuit of wealth” (February 7, 2018)


 

8. Getting To Know English Better (5th of a 6-part series): “Options for avoiding officious subjunctive sentences” (February 6, 2018)


 

9. Retrospective - Language Humor At Its Finest: “60 wacky but authentic U.S. courtroom quotations” (February 6, 2018)




10. Retrospective - When What’s Meant Isn’t Exactly What’s Said: “The nature of true idioms” (February 5, 2018)




11. A Mind-Blowing Reading You Might Have Missed: “Is it true that we’re just an impurity in an otherwise beautiful universe?” (February 5, 2018)


 

12. Getting To Know English Better (4th of a 6-part series): “Simpler alternatives for the subjunctive” (February 5, 2018)


 
 
13. A Readings in Language Retrospective: “A masterful guide to the craft of modern nonfiction writing” (February 4, 2018)


 

14. A Getting To Know English Retrospective: “Learning the English idioms” (February 3, 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 ClichĂ©s 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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