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Funny Linguistic Dissection

HA! This video that is A Linguistic Dissection of 7 Annoying Teenage Sounds is hysterical!  However, I don't think that JUST teenagers make these sounds...

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Why I Still Use the Final Comma in a Series

I'm a purist when it comes to language, and sometimes some of the new "trends" in language use really drive me nuts.  When I taught, I required all of my students to use the final comma in a series.  When I write, I always use that final comma, also.  I recently saw a great blog post that explained the importance of that final comma.  Check it out:  The Rationale for the Serial Comma.

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