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Crazy English Memes

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Let’s face it: English is quirky. It’s one of the things I love about it. I find the language I speak to be fascinating in its flexibility and unpredictability. I like how English defies conformity to simple rules. I feel sorry for folks trying to learn it, sure, but I find it endlessly amusing. That’s what these memes are all about.

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Myth Buster: Never Start a Sentence with “Hopefully”

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Hopefully, you will benefit from this blog post. Does that sentence raise your hackles? Work you into a tizzy? Light …

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When Prepositions Aren’t Prepositions: A Quiz

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I have written previously about how memorizing the list of prepositions can confuse students because it’s common for those words …

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Verbing Weirds Language: When Nouns Become Verbs

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Verbification, or verbing is the common linguistic transformation of nouns into verbs. This is usually natural, fine, and practical. I …

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