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Dr Lim Chin Lam

Recent and archived articles by Dr Lim Chin Lam

11 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

How foreign is English?

Exploring the foreignness of the English language.

28 Oct 2011 | 12:00 AM

Words of kilter

Let's explore some words that do not quite fit into context.

14 Oct 2011 | 12:00 AM

Primer on Manglish

Exploring some notable features of the pidgin that is Manglish.

23 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Building blocks

Positive' and 'negative' affixes.

9 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Pet hates

Outlining some irksome words and expressions heard in conversation and seen in print.

26 Aug 2011 | 12:00 AM

Is English French-fried?

Exploring some aspects of Frenchness in English.

12 Aug 2011 | 12:00 AM

A pronouncement on pronouns

Musing over some peculiar features of pronouns.

29 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

Not quite journalese

Musing over English competency across the Causeway.

15 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

The distaff side

Examining some issues related to the tender sex.

1 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

The plurals problem

Examining the problems in the use of the singular and the plural in English.