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The book of "unnecessary" quotation marks : a celebration of creative punctuation

Author: Bethany Keeley
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Chronicle Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the sarcastic to the suggestive, here are quotation marks as we love them best, doing horrible damage to the English language. Who wouldn't have second thoughts about ordering the "hamburger" on the diner's menu? Would it be best to skip the "blowout" sale at the department store? What hidden price must be paid for something marked "free"? Assembled by the creator of the wildly popular "Blog" of "Unnecessary"  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humor
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bethany Keeley
ISBN: 9780811876452 0811876454
OCLC Number: 636913174
Notes: Pictures and explanations of quotation marks in mostly improper use and what they might mean.
Description: 176 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Introduction --
At work --
At the store --
On the menu --
On the road --
In the bathroom --
Social graces --
Seasonal --
Miscellaneous.
Other Titles: Celebration of creative punctuation
Responsibility: by Bethany Keeley.
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