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Second thoughts on English and how she's taught.
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Added: August 07, 2007
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Useful examples for language learners

The odd choices of example sentences that sometimes show up in these "teach yourself to speak..." type books along with phrase books has been rightly mocked in the past. In fact, the subtext of this blog's title references just such a phrase book.Rec

On meeting 'otiose' twice again

I asked Mark Liberman to have a look at what I wrote yesterday since I was struggling to get my head around the probabilities. He was kind enough to write the following guest post:Maybe a better way of thinking about it is this:Say the probability t

On meeting 'otiose' twice in a day

Well, not in the same day, but certainly within a 24-hour period. As I was lying in bed last night, reading Charles Mann's 1493, I came across the phrase the otiose Percy on p. 78.As of this morning, I've read to p. 90, so that's about 4,500 words la



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