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  • Five Rules of Thumb for Polite and Diplomatic Language

    Posted by on March 21, 2012

    Our guest blogger Luke Thompson teaches at The London School of English and produces Luke’s English Podcast, which won the Macmillan Dictionary Love English Award for Best Blog 2011. This blog post is about how hedging and indirectness in English can be used to establish a respectful and polite relationship between speakers. This is particularly […]

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