I just flagged a hub called "Usage of English Grammar."
It contained the following gem:
"Learning English Language has got very importance in our lives and for the better communication on International Level."
You really need to become fluent in a language before you try to set yourself up as a teacher of said language.
This reminds me of a story one of my history teachers told me back in the day. Apparently someone in Portugal once published a helpful book for people wanting to travel and do business in the UK. It was called "English as She Is Spoke."
Reminds me of the 'Dirty Hungarian Phrase Book'.
My hovercraft is full of eels!
by Steve Andrews 4 years ago
I have just had someone offer to translate a hub of mine into Polish so it can be posted on Polish sites with a link included to the original English version here. Would this be allowed under HubPage rules about duplicate content?
by Katie Sheridan 7 years ago
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by GracieLake 7 years ago
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by Bill Manning 8 years ago
So I was checking my stats on my host and clicked a new link to my pet site. I saw they made an article about one of mine, and credited my page with a link back to it.But their article is so bad I'm embarrassed to be a source to it. Ya'all think maybe it's a spinner article: "For the full...
by lucieanne 7 years ago
Whenever people quote the bible they always say things like 'Verily I say unto thee' and words that no longer exist in our modern vocabulary. I'm sure Jesus - if he ever said the words at all- didn't use that particular terminology, so how do we know that the bible has been translated accurately?...
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