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Pleonasms

I base this text on a page Richard Nordquist[1] has published on about.com comprising common expressions (Phrasemes) which many (not just Richard) misclassify as redundancies (where the redundancies in his list are shown in parentheses). Nordquist’s using the term redundancy is … Continue reading

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Isolation and other Undisputed Facts

I get regular telephone calls from a company claiming they are from ‘Windows’, telling me that my ‘PC may be under attack from viruses’ though I am not using Windows! (or maybe because they cannot figure out why I am … Continue reading

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