Recent and archived articles by Dr Lim Chin Lam
When extra words are ill-advised.
Exploring the scope of '-ing' words and the ways of using them.
Saying things in alternative ways (including euphemisms), and examining the ways of using them.
Examining typos and gaffes in newspapers and turning them into lessons in English.
Turning sounds into words and the use of such words.
Discusses possible names for the current decade.
Continues fromPart One and showswhere participles andparticipial phrases cango wrong.
The generic termmodifier and howadverbs, adjectives, andparticiples - as well astheir phrases - can goawry or 'dangle'.
Ambling down the road of etymology, DR LIM CHIN LAM picked up some notes about the three groups of suffixes, as elaborated here.
RAMBLINGS - By DR LIM CHIN LAM