Isn't That The Capital Of Sweden?
(Mailed to the International Herald Tribune and posted to alt.usage.english.) The...
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Hortense
I've tested all of the links in the Resources (Categorized Links) file at my Web...
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A Curious Finding About The Plural Form...
While researching the genitive as used in given and family names for a post to fr...
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British Accent Perceptions
Scots accent 'is sound business' The majority of UK company directors would rather...
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Capital One: Vikings
I find it annoying that the Capital One "Vikings" all have British accents. They...
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Medieval Church's Agricultural Land?
Hello to everyone, I'd really appreicate it if someone could tell me what is the...
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Go To Hell - Is This Swearing?
Hello everyone, I was narrating a business conversation to my girlfriend. I have...
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OT - Interesting Column
I don't usually do this, but a newspaper columnist in the Orlando Sentinel wrote...
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Podium - SANSKRIT IN TODAY's WORLD
Podium - SANSKRIT IN TODAY'S WORLD By Dr V. R. Panchamukhi The Hindustan Times Saturday...
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Copywriting Screenplays
In an earlier post Caroline said the following: Okay. Things your mother and a LOT...
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Alternative Meanings
I received this in email the other day. ** Once again, The Washington Post published...
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English Brainpower Requirements
Speaking Chinese may take more brainpower than speaking English, a study suggests...
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We All Have Heard?
I'm about to add a sentence from a client onto a web page. I'm unsure which of these...
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I've Been Studying For CPE
I've been studying for CPE (Cambridge Proficiency) for an year and a half in a row...
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Jaser Vs Jazz:Which Came First?
The French verb "jaser" means "to gossip back and forth." Is it possible that the...
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"Serviette" Vs "Napkin"
I've just read a book called "Watching the English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour...
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Glass Bowl
In Carolyn Hax's column in the Washington Post, last Sept. 1. Dear Carolyn, My husband...
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Good Riddance (To Bad Rubbish)
Forget about x-mas. Gimmie some examples of the usage of this phrase. I know its...
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Bouquet
I just heard a radio commercial for Kentucky Fried Chicken in which he was talking...
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Am - Pm Again
Hi, Sorry to bother y'all again ... Once more, translating a US english source, I...
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