Rid Of John Paul...Finally
Now that the recently-senile and always-bungling old pope is at last gone, perhaps...
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BBC In Monochrome
From the BBC's web site today 'Liberal black Congressman Charles Rangel said of...
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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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In-Your-Face Anti-Americanism In The UK
An interesting article about Rightpondia in today's Guardian: [link] Comment An...
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I Changed My Phone Number.
A. I changed my phone number. B. I changed phone numbers. Google favors A over B...
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The Globe And Mail.
I followed a link to an article by Lynn Coady about Stephen King in the Globe and...
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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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Chamomile Tea
The article at [link] link mentions some possible medicinal benefits derived from...
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"Desk Skiving" And "Faffing About"
Two new-to-me Britishisms, from an article in yesterday's Register: (quote) [link...
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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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Bush Mispronounces Nevada In First Presidential...
Bush mispronounces Nevada in first presidential visit The Associated Press The San...
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Hollywood Flops'r'us
2006: Hollywood diagnoses its audience Reviews, release dates, campaigns (and dull...
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We Are All Bacon Here
Final paragraph of an article at [link] 2latesierra.html "Have you every heard...
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Michael Quinion On Punctuation And Quotation...
While consulting Michael Quinion's World Wide Words Web site, I found that among...
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"Aks" Or "Ax" -- Just How Widespread Is...
NY Times sent me this today: GUEST COLUMNIST Changing Places By HENRY LOUIS GATES...
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Correct The Grammatical Mistakes And Required...
I am translating a novel and all I want is someone who can just give it a read along...
BBC Spelling Test
New BBC Spelling Test [link] quote Author Vivian Cook, whose book, Accomodating Brocolli...
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Grammar Check ... Neither - Nor, Prevail...
Apologies in advance for this long intro, but I feel I need to give some context...
The Nonsense League Table
Who speaks the most gibberish, the worst jargon, the most twisted English and the...
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