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A Truly Intelligent Person Is Someone Who

A Truly Intelligent Person Is Someone Who

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(On the Importance of Keeping Updated) One reason I enjoy checking out profiles of friends and acquaintances on Facebook is because I get to have a glimpse of other people’s mindsets and worldviews, how

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Finding a Sense of Culture in Language (Filipino-Grammar Terms part 2)

Finding a Sense of Culture in Language (Filipino-Grammar Terms part 2)

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In the last issue, we learned the Filipino counterparts of several English grammar terms like parts of speech and punctuation marks. Now here are some more English grammar terms that have counterparts in Filipino.

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Pseudonymity in Writing Is It Cowardice

Pseudonymity in Writing Is It Cowardice

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Many, if not most, writers and authors proudly byline their articles. Why not—it’s their bloodwork—so perhaps almost anyone would want to get the proper credit, even if only to stamp such articles with their

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Noun Is Pangngalan, not Pangalan

Noun Is Pangngalan, not Pangalan

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(On Some Basic Filipino-Grammar Terms) I asked a friend of mine what her thoughts were on my plan to feature the Filipino counterparts of some basic English-grammar terms like noun, adverb, and other parts

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A Snowman Would Not Want to Keep Itself Warm (Unless It Wants to Die)

A Snowman Would Not Want to Keep Itself Warm (Unless It Wants to Die)

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(On Maintaining a Sense of Logic in Writing) In 2004, when I was still living in Surrey, British Columbia, taking care of my late maternal grandfather, I also got to read books regularly to

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Gaya-gaya, Hakahaka, Kilikili

Gaya-gaya, Hakahaka, Kilikili

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(On Reduplicated Filipino Words) Many words in the Filipino language are formed using reduplication. In linguistics, reduplication is a process by which the root or stem of a word, or part of it, is

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