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Sad! is definitely a Twitter Trumpism: Failing @NYTimes will always take a good story about me and make it bad. Every article is unfair and biased. Very sad!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 20, 2016 and Wow, Lyin' Ted Cruz really went wacko today. Made all sorts of crazy charges. Can't function under pressure - not very ...


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The two excellent comments from Dan Bron and StoneyB have given you your answer: the famous quote from A Tale of Two Cities is an example of a skilled author making a stylistic choice, not an error. As Dan Bron noted: "Certainly it's deliberate, no question of that, but I'd opine that the primary device being employed is anaphora, rather than the comma ...


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Well, your second question is easy. "Between John and I" is one of the most common errors in English. It's funny: you wouldn't say "The tension is heavy between we," which is equivalent to number 3. I believe the confusion arises because of a similar-sounding problem, with a different answer. A lot of people tend to say: John and me were having a ...


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I think that this reflects a historical practice of modifying the ending of a proper name by adding ‘ian’ to make an adjective out of it. As has already been mentioned there is the Bodleian library at Oxford, and there is alse also the Ashmolean museum (named after Ashmole), the Taylorian Institute (after Taylor) and the Sheldonian Theatre (after Sheldon). ...



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