Satiety
Yesterday morning on the BBC Radio 4 programme Today (sic!), one of the presenters...
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Spoken Here
I thought I would draw the groups' attention to a new book, "Spoken Here: Travels...
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Should We Make English Spelling More ...
According to Kate, If we don't make our spellings "phonics friendly" we will eventually...
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Sword?
I know the correct pronunciation of sword. I also know that at least some blacks...
A Wrong Sentence?
We have been knowing each other since high school. Is this sentence gramatically...
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FW: "The North Korean Skip Press?"
Kim Jong Il on Cinema: Another Book Report by Merrill Markoe [link] b 27642.html...
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European Languages Are Dialects Of Each...
I'm an Asian. I've heard people say that European languages are much like members...
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Up Close And Personal
Hi, there, Can anybody tell me what "up close and personal" means? I couldn't find...
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Tidal Wave Vs. Tsunami, Followup.
I chnaged the station but ABC news, in its intoductory 20 seconds, referred to a...
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Dreamworks Insider Trading?
DreamWorks Insider Trading Scandal?Suspicious sales of DreamWorks Animation stock...
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Comprehensive List Of Allophones Of All...
Hi everybody, In one of my classes, I am doing a contrastive analysis between English...
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What Does This Word Means?
Hello, Nice to meet you!! I am Japanese and I live in Japan now,so I understand English...
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Long Time No See.
We Koreans have a special greeting for when we meet someone whom we haven't seen...
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Lift And Separate
I'm not sure if this is an appropriate question to ask here, but I'm just curious...
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Baby's Crying Sound?
How does a baby cry in English, typically when they are first brought to the world...
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PLAY Or DO Sport?
I have a problem with the expressions "play" and "do" when it comes to sport. The...
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Union Jacked?
Team USA was defeated by team Korean in the World Baseball Classic. The news title...
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Looking For English-Essay-Writing Contest...
Hello everyone, An English-essay-writing contest for Chinese students is on the way;...
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Company Motto?
Hi,everyone. These days I am invited to give lectures on English writing to adult...
Crazy Idea: Spamming The English Vocabulary...
The facts 1. The QWERT 101/103 keyboard layout has dominated the world andpeoples...
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