Isn't That The Capital Of Sweden?
(Mailed to the International Herald Tribune and posted to alt.usage.english.) The...
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Interpretation Of A Sentence
The following sentence is from a monograph on Chinese writing: 'If one were to label...
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Pannekoeken
In another newsgroup, I've been involved in a discussion with a poster from Belgium...
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May I Help Who's Next In Line?
This morning at the bagel place the clerk said, "May I help who's next in line?"...
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When To Use Further Vs Farther?
Due to a typographical error on my part, I'm re-posting this question separately...
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West Europe
In a German book about post-war Germany, I found several quotations (in English)...
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Misnamed American Animals .
when europeans first came to america they misnamed many species of animals and birds...
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Funny Translations
O'Neill's masterpiece "Mourning Becomes Electra," was translated by a Mexican columnist...
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Question About Tenses
Could I ask for some grammar expert's advice here, please? I can identify the errors...
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A Preposition After A Preposition?
In English grammar, we learned that after a preposition, there is a noun. However...
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Need Some Help With Typical Mistakes By...
Hi, for my studies I have to find typical mistakes in sentences, but at some of them...
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Lose My Face In English
how to say 'lose my face' in english? For example, when people point out your mistakes...
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Supersede
Out of curiousity, I just googled for the frequency of the erroneous "supercede"...
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Why A Period After "Ms"?
I've looked over the newsgroup and figured out that "Mrs." and "Mr." don't have a...
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9/11 - The Twin Towers - More Than A Blow...
SPOILERS (sort of) for Mini-series: The Path to 9/11 v V v V v V v New Zealand was...
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"My Bad" For "My Error" Or "My Mistake...
I have recently heard some folk say "my bad" when meaning "my error", "my fault"...
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Contradicting Wording?
Does this sentence hold? "The majority of the minority groups is Korean in...
Repeated Words In A Sentence..
Occasionally we come across a sentence where the word 'that' is repeated consecutively...
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Meaning Of: "Err" As In "Err On The Side...
I was just wondering. Is there a definition of "err" in the dicionary that fits into...
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Preposition Problem (On China Or In China...
Hi, I would like to ask "economy in china" or "economy on china". Which one is correct...
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