The Grouchy Grammarian: A How-Not-To Guide to the 47 Most Common Mistakes in English Made by Journalists, Broadcasters, and Others Who Should Know Better

The Grouchy Grammarian: A How-Not-To Guide to the 47 Most Common Mistakes in English Made by Journalists, Broadcasters, and Others Who Should Know Better

Thomas Parrish


Do you devote apostrophe atrocities?

Are you affected by the lie/lay conundrum?

Do you end up caught among floaters and danglers?

Do your matters and your verbs refuse to agree?

If so, you're no longer by myself. probably the most favourite execs in television broadcasting and at significant newspapers and magazines-people who fairly should still be aware of better-are to blame of creating all-too-common grammatical mistakes. during this delightfully a laugh, smart advisor, Thomas Parrish issues out real-life grammar gaffes from top-notch guides resembling the hot York instances and the recent Yorker to demonstrate simply how frequent those error are. With pink pen in hand, Parrish's fictional pal the Grouchy Grammarian leads the cost, reading the forty-seven commonest errors in English and offering the fundamentals of fine grammar with an enthralling mix of fussiness and customary feel. All of which makes The Grouchy Grammarian the main unique, available how-not-to consultant you'll ever learn.

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