November 2003 Archives


By Tdol on Nov 24, 2003 | | 6 Comments

'Absolutely' is currently very commonly used, especially in the media and by politicians as a general purpose intensifier to show sincerity. Does this erode the meaning or add to it?

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Google as a Language Tool 2

By Tdol on Nov 9, 2003 | | 4 Comments

I searched for "as if" - 8,170,000 and "as though"- 1,500,000. What does this show?

Continue reading Google as a Language Tool 2.

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