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Grammar Language Lifestyle

Idioms Away and Dialect Demagoguery!

I spent a couple of years living in Cambridge, England where I learned to speak British English and quickly came to realize Americans speak an entirely different dialect. I came to enjoy noting language differences and sharing my discoveries with my supervisor at work, Dr Andrew Lacey (the Brits don’t use periods or “full stops” […]

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Copy and Paste Confusion

It started about a year ago: Facebook friends began asking to copy and paste, not “just” share. Or even, don’t share at all! At first, I ignored this advice and continued to share. Part of the reason is that I usually read my Facebook feed through an app on my Samsung tablet. It doesn’t let me […]