Help! English Incomprehensible Logic ...
“speaking is a result of acquisition, not its cause" - is anybody able to explain...
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A Structured Approach To Improving Written...
Hi, I am a native English speaker, however as of late I have realised how little...
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A New Misle?
I've tried to hunt down the AUE web page for misles to see if this is already recorded...
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Muffin Again
I thought we had finally settled the muffin issue: 1) The (English) muffin - a doughy...
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Led Vs. Lead
Posted for Kevin I would like to ask a question about English In the following sentence...
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Care Vs.Caring
Dear all, I would like to know which of the following sentences is better in English...
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"My Name Is __."
Why is it that, in English, when we write a sentence of the form "My name is (name...
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I Don't Get It
Why reproduce all that junk in translation? Consider the following text (preface...
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Wordy Opaqueness - The Worst English Sentence...
What is the longest and least coherent sentence ever written and published in English...
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Hortatory Subjunctive
What is the hortatory subjunctive? In hearings today by the House Oversight and something...
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Adverb Vs Adjective With Intransitive...
Hello everybody, I have a question about a point of English grammar that I have...
None Of The Children Is (Or Are) In The...
A quick question (from a English verbal test book) Which of the following sentences...
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Explain Difference?
Please help me explain the difference between these two sentences: He's gone...
Has Anyone Made Equations Out Of English...
I am interested to know if anyone has developed mathematical translation rules that...
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Pipped (At/On/To) The Post
A history of the Sunderland Football Club at [link] uses both of the phrases "pipped...
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Catchy
"Indeed," I said. I don't think I ever said that word before. What is there about...
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WTF Is The Language And Diction Of This...
Last week, I read that James Joyce is one of the best novelists of all time, so I...
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Adverb Placing, Harder Than Ever Before
Dear fellow netizens, I am tutoring a pupil whose English teacher's grading on the...
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With Regards / Regarding Etc.
Do you consider the following sentence to be good English in modern usage? Regards...
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Hurry?
I don't understand the meaning of hurry . The American Heritage Dictionary of...