Isn't That The Capital Of Sweden?
(Mailed to the International Herald Tribune and posted to alt.usage.english.) The...
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The Ukraine Or Ukraine
A person from the Ukraine has told a friend of mine that the country no longer takes...
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Milliard: "Obsolete" Or Not?
We're trying to hash this out in the Wikipedia article, . It seems clear that dictionaries...
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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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Again I Have Difficulty Using "The"?
I still have difficulty using the indefinite article. 1. There are two banks...
Google Friendship Redux
Wikipedia is now first when I Google 'jew' and Jewwatch second. Doing the search...
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"Cool" In The Punk Era
Previous AUE speculation about the revival of the term "cool" in the mid-'70s has...
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Out Of Station == Out Of Town
Does the phrase `out of station' mean `out of town'? I didn't find any reference...
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"Self-Loving"
Every day I wake up and appear to stumble over a usage I have not seen before. Today...
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Nothing Like A Good Balls-Up!
From Nobby Piles writing for The Bangkok Post. "You can't beat a good balls-up."...
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Articles Before + ?
Hello all, I do not understand the usage of articles before a person's name with...
Regarding The Article?
Sentence: "You need to worry chum, the future of the Centrist is not safe in...
Still Struggling With "The" And "A (An...
We don't have definite or indefinite articles ("the" or "a" or "an) in our language...
Earth Or The Earth?
Hello! Do we use the definite article "the" when speaking about Earth (the Earth...
Please Check Mistakes?
I would like to ask please can you check my mistakes? Dear, Today,I was go to the...
Obama's Fog Index
There's been some discussion on whether Obama writes his own speeches or has a speechwriter...
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Need A Tense Justification Please!?
Hi guys, Take a look at the following passage taken from an article: [link] _____________________________...
The Use Of "Thus"...
Today I wrote, in a letter to a friend: "He admitted it was his mistake and thus...
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Cool English Study Method
Hey guys, I'm Ray from Shanghai. I've being trying to study like crazy for many...
Definite Article Before A Band's Name...
A friend of mine used the phrase "Worship and Music by 13 A.D." Here 13 A.D. is the...
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