Tag Archives: English language

The Reading List

It’s been a while since I have been able to read for pleasure, because it’s taken a while for me to stop reading as a: Bureaucrat; Legal Researcher; Researcher; Reporter; Report and Technical Writer, Memorandum and Briefing Note Writer, fictional … Continue reading

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Clusive: In and Ex

Does being pro something mean anti another? Yes in a world of false choices and no in reality. The concepts we embed in language are part of our worldview. There are a few unique features in English, it’s a mongrel … Continue reading

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English as a dynamic language

I wrote these in the late 1980s when I began to become politicized about nuclear war and energy – it was one pass without editing, the poetry used to just pour out of me – and sometimes, I had to … Continue reading

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Writer Chat 145: Is UK humor different than the U.S.?

Will Lewis For reasons I don’t quite understand, our free electronic screenplay seems to be doing better in the UK than the U.S. http://www.amazon.com/Tommy-Yeast-Infection-Will-Lewis-ebook/dp/B00HCK601Y/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1387375361&sr=8-2&keywords=audiblescripts Any ideas as to why? James P Barker Yes, summed up nicely here: and here, echoing … Continue reading

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