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Jose A. Carillo

Metro Manila, Philippines
As seen in: The Manila Times

J8Carillo publishes Jose Carillo’s English Forum, an interactive website on English grammar and usage. He is the author of three English-usage books.

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@J8Carillo — 187 followers, 3,146 tweets

Nov 19, 2017

A Media English Watch Retrospective: One year ago today my attention was called to the habitual inappropriate use of the phrase “on the ground” by personalities in the news. https://t.co/T5B7OdYqzO https://t.co/xBX8HZe0sm

Nov 18, 2017

Take this multiple-choice English grammar test: 1. “S recommended that we __________.” Answer choices: (a) should meet; (b) must meet; (c) meet. Sure of your answer? https://t.co/LuijlBgGiT https://t.co/oLsIpu2pVZ

Nov 18, 2017

Remember how it was circa 2011, when U.S.-based Lizza Baua came up with 54+ 29 = 83 reasons why Pinoys love-hate their country? https://t.co/iMviLgTkgn https://t.co/Ih6IDKKsKH

Nov 17, 2017

In what cities in Asia were these 20 photos of ridiculously atrocious English "Lost in translation" slogans taken? I know that for the fun of it, some Manila T-shirt makers also engage in translation tomfoolery, but the sordid malaprops here are the pits! https://t.co/DhebXZxusn https://t.co/iBUOK6pJZg

Nov 17, 2017

RT @J8Carillo: Math professor’s Rx vs. journalistic tomfoolery: “Don’t forget to inoculate yourself against the flu and, as much a…

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