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Tag Archives: linguistics
Linguists are recognizing the delightful evolution of the word “because.” Because there is another way to use “because”. Linguists are calling it the “prepositional-because”, or the “because-noun”.
In October 1995, I attended a Communication Skills Workshop (CSW) in Hämeenlinna. The theme was “Grammar is Fun”! The guest speakers included such luminaries as Anna Mauranen, Professor of English at the University of Helsinki, and Professor Jan Svartvik of … Continue reading