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    Default Re: Study Site Boo-boos.

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I can't get worked up about terminology. I wish they would settle on standard terms simply for the benefit of learners. The FE might use that, but the grammar check in Word uses Sentence Fragment. Some say progressive, others continuous, a few durative. The profusion of terms doesn't help learners greatly. I have no objections to 'minor sentence' at all, and can't see that much difference between it and 'sentence fragment' in all honesty.
    "Remote form"?

    Ah, nostalgia.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: Study Site Boo-boos.

    Maybe we do need an Academy to settle these issues.

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    Default Re: Study Site Boo-boos.

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Maybe we do need an Academy to settle these issues.
    I'm afraid I wouldn't heed it anyway.


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    Default Re: Study Site Boo-boos.

    Why doesn't that surprise me?

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    Default Re: Study Site Boo-boos.

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Why doesn't that surprise me?

    Who me?


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