Isn't That The Capital Of Sweden?
(Mailed to the International Herald Tribune and posted to alt.usage.english.) The...
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Should I Use The British Or American Spelling...
If I am writing an article about paper money, to a world-wide readership, including...
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Guide For German Writers Of English
Greetings. I work in a German research centre, and as one of only two native English...
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Let Them Eat Cake
From a recent NY Times article: To make her point that such infections may have been...
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The "Split Infinitive" Rule: More Harm...
Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage says, under "split infinitive" The...
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Word Ownership
Google calls in the 'language police' By Jonathan Duffy BBC News Online Google is...
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[=SDC=] Q64 Who About Who?
Question 64: Some folks at Totally Official dot Com enjoy the Sunday Times! Here...
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Formerly Known As Jewfish
Interesting column. I'm pasting the entire article here because the Orlando Sentinel...
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Vote For The Word Of The Year
[link] Help us choose the Word of the Year Vlae Kershner, News Director, SF Gate...
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With Or Without The Definite Artcile?
The terrorist organization IRA fought for overthrowing British control in the Northern...
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Bush Mispronounces Nevada In First Presidential...
Bush mispronounces Nevada in first presidential visit The Associated Press The San...
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English Usage In The News: 2003 Recap
English usage in the 2003 recap [link]/ This page lists some memorable, and not...
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Google Friendship Redux
Wikipedia is now first when I Google 'jew' and Jewwatch second. Doing the search...
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Is The Use Of "Do Do" A No No In An American...
I was recently chastised for composing a post to an American tax-related USENET newsgroup...
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To Kill S.O. Dead?
Hi, I've just come across that phrase in an article I was reading. Now, there's quite...
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Articles
Dear Sir/Madam, Could you please tell me where I should put the article in the following...
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Who/Whom Misuse
From an article on Findlaw.com about an article in The Baltimore Sun : "Stick to...
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English Usage
This is about as on-topic as I ever expect to be. The Guardian has an article by...
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The Excellence Of American Universities
From a recent article in the NY Times: But there is also a recognition that Heidelberg...
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Johnny Appleseed
I'm starting work on a story about Johnny Appleseed. Johnny came to notice after...
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