English grammar and usage

We’ve really learned English once we get conversant with its idioms

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October 27, 2014

 

Puns and chiasmus as rhetorical devices for arousing emotions

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October 7, 2014

 

A case of mass noncompliance or miscommunication in English

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August 31, 2014
 

The danger when most everybody must speak with a forked tongue

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July 27, 2014

Avoidance options for the pesky “who” vs. “whom” conundrum

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May 25, 2014
 

Dealing with the age-old controversy over the “fewer” vs. “less” usage

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May 5, 2014
 

Looking back to Easter Sunday’s earthly and celestial foundations

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April 13, 2014
 

Using euphemism to cushion the blow of request rejections

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March 30, 2014

 

Dear Fellow Writer,

 

Why are legal papers and contracts written in gobbledygooky English?

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March 17, 2014

 

Dear Fellow Writer,

 

Why do academics tend to encode their insights into turgid English?

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March 3, 2014

 

Dear Fellow Writer,

 

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