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British school bans pupils using slang, 'text talk' in classroom

Sheffield - A British school has banned students from using slang on school premises. Sheffield's Springs Academy is promoting use of "standard English" among its pupils, saying the new policy is to help students improve upon their chances of getting good jobs.

Sitcom 101 Is a Valuable Course At The University Of Toronto

Learning enough English to venture through the Canadian university system is key for foreign students to study at the University of Toronto. Knowing what those around them are talking about takes a different type of English instruction.

Op Ed: Memorable Movie Quotes

Although the movie industry has had more than it's share of bad scriptwriting, sometimes writers can pen a string of words together, that when combined with the graphic imagery of cinema can burn themselves into the very culture.

Slang Glossary Found

Can't seem to figure out just what those acronyms mean while you're in chat rooms?

Wireless Carriers Hope For A Text Messaging Craze

CDN. BVR. FSTY BVRG. JC. I made these up, but I figure this is potential text messaging lingo that mobile phone users might use if it catches on in Canada. You see, a whole new language has developed among mobile phone users in Europe and Asia who u...
 

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