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Commonsense grammar and style

Author: Robert Eustis Morsberger
Publisher: New York : Crowell, ©1965.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Eustis Morsberger
OCLC Number: 316867
Notes: "Based on 'Commonsense Grammen' by Janet Aiken."
Description: 350 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Common sense and the psychology of grammar --
Grammar down the ages --
You name it --
Perplexing pronoun --
Who's on first? Riddles of reference --
Pronoun-antecedent agreement --
Case and its curiosities --
Wayward verb --
"Is you is or is you ain't my baby?" Subject-verb agreement --
Adjectives and adverbs --
Ambiguous modifiers --
Confused conjunctions and prepositional puzzles --
Negative negatives --
Sentence structure --
Pitfalls and pratfalls of punctuation --
Antic's --
Grammar is not enough: Digression on diction --
Grammar of Mars.
Responsibility: by Robert E. Morsberger.

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