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Ooh, Shiny!

LEX has a brand new calendar for 2020. The backgrounds and graphics are all shiny. Gold, silver, copper, jewel tones ...
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Phonics and Other Phour-Letter Words

One of the ways that my understanding is a life-changing improvement over phonics is that I can prove that there ...
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Cooke-with-an-E

My Symposium in the Pines ended ten days ago; my last guests departed the next day. Since then, I've ordered ...
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Miss Informed

The following lies, which I have corrected below, are from a single table (4.2) on a single page (84) in ...
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Why Lie?

Well, the International Dyslexia Association has done it AGAIN: They've published a flagship article on morphology in their periodical, Perspectives, ...
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Going with the Flow

A few weeks ago, one of my wonderful clients asked me for some help in moving her practice from OG ...
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There’s no ‘I’ in Team

"When two vowels go walking, the first one does the balking!" Vowels don't walk, and vowels don't talk. Chalk it ...
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In the Neighborhood

This past weekend I heard from Emerson Dickman, Esq., a Dyslexia Industry lawyer whose lovely and competent wife, Georgette, was ...
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OG, SWI, and Other Acronyms

Five and a half years ago, the IDA asked me to write an article about Orton-Gillingham and Structured Word Inquiry ...
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Symposium in the Pines

I posted this yesterday on my Facebook page, and I already have 5 deposits. I expect that 15 participants will ...
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Etymology Seven!

Douglas Harper and I began our joint work in 2013 with our first Etymology! conference in greater Philadelphia. That first ...
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I Can Help You Do Grammar!

One of the most misunderstood and misrepresented concepts in the study of PDE (Present-Day English) is verbal constructions, especially auxiliary ...
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