Robert Schoenfeld. The Chemist’s English


Contents
1 To Get Acquainted… . 1
2 The Search for the Missing Ablative .,,.,,,.,, 6
3 Arguing with Authority . 10
4 Defying the Dictionary . 13
5 To Reflux or not to Reflux 16
6 Amazing Revelations: English Scientists Secretly Practise GermanVice! . 19
7 Of Nuts, Muttons and Shotguns . 23
8 Tetravalency of Carbon Disproved! 27
9 This Chapter Explains… 30
10 The Painful Plight of the Pendent Participle—Preamble . 33
11 Discussing the Sentry Participle, We… 37
12 The Case Against the Advocate . 41
13 That’s the Way She Crumbles, Language-Wise 44
14 Now, from the Pen that Gave You Monglish, Comes Gerglish . 48
15 The Chemist and the Capercailzie ,,,,,,,,,,, 52
16 That Fellow Acronym He All Time Make Trouble 57
17 On the Divisibility of Earth/Worms 61
18 Instant Stylistics . 67
19 A Piece of Classified Information .,,.,.,,,., 72
20 An Investigative Examination of Driveliferous Jargonogenesis 77
21 Brevity = Soul of Wit? . 81
22 One, Hand, Clapping . 85
23 Alphabetical Disorder 90
24 Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Data? 95
25 Yes, Virginia, There Is a Temperature . 99
26 The Truth about the Truth . 105
27 They Also Serve Who Only Pull and Tug . 110
28 On the Training of Old Dogs for Which-Hunting , 116
29 A Package of Strings . , 121
30 A Clash of Symbols . 125
31 In Praise of Prepositions 129
32 A Prowl Among Personal Pronouns …,,,,… 136
33 How Good is Your English? How Good is English? … 143
34 A Chemical Analysis of the English Sentence .,..,,. 150
35 Lights! Camera! Action! . ……….. 162
36 Say It in English, Please! ……….169
Index . . 189



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