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Woe Is I, Updated and Expanded Third Edition

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Publisher Comments:

In this new edition of Woe Is I, Patricia T. O’Conner unties the knottiest grammar tangles and displays the same lively humor that has charmed and enlightened grateful readers for years. With new chapters on spelling and punctuation, and fresh insights into the rights, wrongs, and maybes of English grammar and usage, Woe Is I offers down-to-earth explanations and plain-English solutions to the language mysteries that bedevil all of us:
  • Avoid the persistent (and persistently embarrassing) grammatical errors that bewilder the best and the brightest
  • Pronounce and spell words that even the smartest people mangle
  • Correctly use hundreds of woefully abused words and phrases

Synopsis:

Now fully updated, this funny and wise grammarphobe's guide to better English features new chapters on spelling and pronunciation, and includes new do's and don'ts from top to bottom.

About the Author

Patricia T. O'Conner, a former editor at the New York Times Book Review, has written for many magazines and newspapers. She is the author of two other books on language and writing, Words Fail Me: What Everyone Who Writes Should Know About Writing and You Send Me: Getting It Right When You Write Online.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781573223317
Subtitle:
The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English(Third Edition)
Author:
Oconner, Patricia T
Author:
O'Conner, Patricia T.
Publisher:
Riverhead Trade
Subject:
General
Subject:
Grammar & Punctuation
Subject:
General Reference
Subject:
Reference-Grammar and Style
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Revised
Publication Date:
20100727
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
7.94x5.34x.77 in. .51 lbs.
Age Level:
17-17

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