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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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Sep 20, 2017

In 2009, prompted by ferocious bashing of “The Elements of Style,” I wrote an essay in defense of Strunk and White.

Sep 19, 2017

There are no hard-and-fast rules to stating perfect equivalence, particularly among intrinsically different things.

Sep 18, 2017

Which sentence pair is correct? 1. “We are family” or “We are a family.” 2. “They are couple” or “They are a couple.”

Sep 18, 2017

A 1999 social psychology study showed that not-so-bright-students tend to grossly overestimate their own abilities.

Sep 17, 2017

In a college freshman essay, a fused sentence may be forgivable, but in the lead sentence of an education news story?

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