Dr Lim Chin Lam

Recent and archived articles by Dr Lim Chin Lam

7 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

Tensed up over tenses

Looking at tenses and the ways in which they are used.

24 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Vocabulary associated with animals


10 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

It’s Greek to me!

Outlining the ways in which Greek has contributed to the English Language.

26 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Learning more about the 'ed' suffix

Explore words formed by tagging on the '-ed' suffix.

12 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Wayward letters

Examining the difference wayward letters of the alphabet may make in the English language.

22 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Musing over common expressions

Examining some expressions, sayings and beliefs.

8 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Words used and misused

Exploring situations where words fit or do not fit.

24 Sep 2010 | 12:00 AM

Lingering over lingerie?

Rambling through the quagmire that is English spelling and pronunciation.

10 Sep 2010 | 12:00 AM

Is ours -our or -or?

Exploring words that have the terminal element -our or -or, and the derivatives therefrom.

27 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

Connecting with connectives

A look at the ways in which words, phrases, clauses and sentences are connected.