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Excuse me, I am terribly sorry to bother you, but …

Originally posted on Dr Carmen Ebner:
The data collection is soon coming to an end and it is time to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who has filled in the survey, shared it with friends and nagged their…

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Appropriate Usage – You decide!

The moment of truth has come. It is time to find out what YOU think about the English language and its usage? Is it fit as a fiddle? Or is it going down the drain? What do you consider acceptable and appropriate … Continue reading

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God Save the Queen … and this blog, innit?

The time has come to launch the blog of my PhD project called Proper English Usage: A sociolinguistic investigation of usage attitudes in the ‘Golden triangle’. The title of this post will probably have given away the target group of … Continue reading

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