For Independence Day, we look at the word "freedom" and the surprising words that came from the same roots. Plus, we look at odd sentences with double subjects and when you should (and shouldn't) use them.
Transcript: https://grammar-girl.simplecast.com/episodes/surprising- words-related-to-freedom-double-subjects-foop
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Reference for the "double subjects" segment by Neal Whitman :
Huddleston, R. and Pullum, G.K. 2003. The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language, pp. 1408-1411.
References for the "freedom" segment by Valerie Fridland :
Lewis, C.S. 1990. “Free.” In Studies in Words. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 111-132.
Buck, D.C. 1949. “Territorial, Social, and Political Divisions; Social Relations.” In A Dictionary of Synonyms in The Principal Indo-European Languages: A Contribution to The History of Ideas. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 1301-1369.
"free, adj., n., and adv.". OED Online. June 2022. Oxford University Press. https://www-oed-com.unr.idm.oclc.org/view/Entry/74375 (accessed June 28, 2022).
"freedom, n.". OED Online. June 2022. Oxford University Press. https://www- oed- com.unr.idm.oclc.org/view/Entry/74395?rskey=nb7bUT&result;=1&isAdvanced;=false (accessed June 28, 2022).
"free, v.". OED Online. June 2022. Oxford University Press. https://www-oed- com.unr.idm.oclc.org/view/Entry/74376?rskey=PWZPsN&result;=2&isAdvanced;=false (accessed June 28, 2022).