Author Topic: Playlist Update for November 11 - 17, 2023 of the Forum’s Facebook Gateway  (Read 4186 times)

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PLAYLIST UPDATE FOR NOVEMBER 11 - 17, 2023 OF THE FORUM’S FACEBOOK GATEWAY

Simply click the web links to the 14 featured English grammar refreshers and general interest stories this week along with selected postings published in the Forum in previous years:

1. Getting To Know The World’s Genocidal History: “The world in 710 words”


The world was simply too heavy, too massive, and too fast-moving for Archimedes
          to lift with a lever—and on what did he think he would be standing on?


2. Use and Misuse: "Avoid using ‘and/or’ because it's a ‘grammatical abomination’” Contributed by Gerry T. Galacio



RELATED READING: “Should academics use ‘and/or’ in their writing?" by Trinka



3. Badly Written, Badly Spoken: “The need to be grammatically correct in our English”




4. Getting To Know English Retrospective: “The perplexing workings of the double possessive”




5. Notable Works by Our Very Own: "Literature as History" by F. Sionil Jose, Philippine National Artist for Literature




6. Time Out From English Grammar: “How the human brain establishes and reinforces beliefs as truths”




7. A Forum Lounge Retrospective: “Open Dialogue: Religions and the basis for faith”    
 



8. Essays by Joe Carillo: “English in a used jar“




9. Language Humor At Its Finest: “News headlines that went awry”




10. Getting to Know English: “We shouldn’t mistake mass nouns for collective nouns“




11. Use and Misuse: "Fused sentences are very serious, very annoying grammar violations”




12. Advice and Dissent: "The prophet of Gaia feels the climate change issue is ‘as severe as war’”    




13. Readings in Language Retrospective: "Thinking in numbers as effective, pleasant antidote for numerophobia"
   




14. You Asked Me This Question Retrospective: "What's the correct usage for the verbs ‘brought’ and ‘taken’?"


 


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