The Gremlins of Grammar: A Guide to Conquering the Mischievous Myths That Plague American English

Paperback | October 6, 2005

byToni Boyle, K. D. Sullivan

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For fans of Eats, Shoots and Leaves, alighthearted romp through the basics ofAmerican English that will help even themost grammatically challenged readersperfect their skills

Do your participles dangle indelicately? Do youdare to split infinitives? Do you tremble at thethought of ending sentences with a preposition?Whether aspiring wordsmiths or avowed grammargeeks, readers will delight in this witty instructionalthat takes the bite out of American English. TheGremlins of Grammar offers a piquant primer forprofessionals, students, and anyone who wants towrite it right and speak with style.

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For fans of Eats, Shoots and Leaves, alighthearted romp through the basics ofAmerican English that will help even themost grammatically challenged readersperfect their skillsDo your participles dangle indelicately? Do youdare to split infinitives? Do you tremble at thethought of ending sentences with a preposition?Whether aspiring word...

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After this crash course in everything English, you'll be writing right and speaking with styleDo you dare to split infinitives? Do you tremble at the thought of ending sentences with a preposition? Or are you totally clueless when it comes to making sense of syntax? Whether you're an aspiring wordsmith or an avowed grammar geek, you'll...

Toni Boyle has more than twenty years of writing experience. She lives in Chicago. K.D. Sullivan is the founder and CEO of Creative Solutions, a leading proofreading and editorial agency. She lives in San Francisco.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.5 × 8.2 × 0.5 inPublished:October 6, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071456686

ISBN - 13:9780071456685

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