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Old October 13th, 2006, 8:49 pm
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Re: The Improve Your English Thread v3

Originally Posted by confutatis View Post
[aside - when did diagramming sentences fall from grace in our educational system? My children never had to learn to do it. Is it still done in the UK schools?]
I attended 'good' parochial and public schools in the US 1975-1986, and I have no idea how to diagram a sentence. The closest we ever came was underlining the subject, predicate, and object of a sentence sometime in middle school.

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