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The Baltimore SunI saw a remark the other day that the folks at Language Log are given to peeving about peevers, and it occurred to me afresh how much misunderstanding remains among evidently educated people about what linguists are up to when they expose bogus...
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Being called to a congressional hearing can be an intimidating experience for national leaders, business executives and even elected officials. But Gorman Crossing Elementary School fifth-grader Tobi Arewa is getting used to it. "At first when I am...
Starting this fall, Central Middle School will drop Spanish from its core group of classes for seventh- and eighth-graders and replace the subject with a language arts offering. For the past two years, seventh- and eighth-grade students at Central have...
Trekkies looking to translate the famous Klingon battle cry Heghlu'meH QaQ jajvam! -- or any other phrase from the fictional alien race's language -- will soon have a new tool at their disposal. Starting on Tuesday, Bing, Microsoft Corp.'s Internet...
ReutersMay 05 (TheWrap.com) - Saturday's unprecedented three-city meeting of more than 1,000 members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was a first for the Academy â€“ and a virtual love-fest aside from tensions over foreign language nomination...
STATE SENATE-SPECIAL ELECTION Democrat Ananich wins Michigan Senate election FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate is going to have a new member soon. Unofficial results late Tuesday show Democratic state Rep. Jim Ananich of Flint easily...
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The Baltimore SunWhen I got my reviewer's copy of Bill Walsh's new book, Yes I Could Care Less: How to Be a Language Snob Without Being a Jerk (St. Martin's Griffin, 256 pages, $14.99), the book fell open to this passage: "You're free to talk back to your usage guides....
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan House panel has approved changes to the state's high school graduation requirements. The legislation was approved by the House Education Committee on Tuesday. Under the bills, students wouldn't have to take...
email@example.comAyako Shiga, the Japanese language teacher at Boonsboro High School, was named Washington County Public Schools’ 2013-14 Teacher of the Year on Wednesday night. “I truly feel honored to accept this award on behalf of all the teachers —...
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Farm, Field and Garden CorrespondentStudents from the four different Future Farmers of America (FFA) Chapters in Somerset County competed on March 14 during the county FFA Speech Contest held at Berlin Brethren Church. Berlin, Meyersdale, Somerset and Somerset County Technology Center...
Sentinel School ZoneIn 45 years at Glenridge Middle School, Judy Lister has taught physical education, computers, creative writing and language arts. She taught language arts and history on a team working with at-risk eighth-graders, mentored beginning teachers,...
firstname.lastname@example.orgAyako Shiga knows how difficult it can be to learn a foreign language. When she was growing up in Tokyo, she failed her first semester of English in middle school. During a break that semester, she went to visit her father in Australia and couldn’...
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