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Borderline of Correct and Incorrect

What do we mean by correct and incorrect in language?
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Concepts of Space & Time in English

An article looking at how we see space and time in English
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Concordancers

A summary of what a concordancer does, and how it can be used.
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Dutch in English

Expressions with 'Dutch' in English
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Layers of Communication and Implicature

How to make meaning across cultures and disciplines
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Linguistic Agonies

The spread of English makes it the world's property
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Linguistic Predictions

How will English develop in the future?
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Mockney, Estuary and Cockney English

What is Estuary English and how is it related to Cockney English?
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NATO Phonetic Alphabet

The NATO Phonetic Alphabet is used as a way of spelling words
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Number confusion

The complexity of numbers in English
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Slang

About the UsingEnglish.com slang database
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The Concept of Translation

A post-colonial look at Translation
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Tips for using your Grammar Checker

A look at some of the issues with grammar checkers
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What is Offshore English?

What is Offshore English and why are native speakers learning it?
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Word Frequency Analysis as a Way to improve writing quality

A look at how using word frequency software can help improve your writing