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Eats, shoots & leaves : the zero tolerance approach to punctuation

Author: Lynne Truss
Publisher: New York : Gotham Books, 2006.
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Lynne Truss, a self-proclaimed stickler, presents a humorous look at the history of punctuation, discussing the use and misuse of commas, apostrophes, semi-colons, and other punctuation marks.
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Genre/Form: Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynne Truss
ISBN: 1592402038 9781592402038
OCLC Number: 70117259
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain in 2003 by Profile Books, Ltd.
Includes a limited edition punctuation repair kit.
Description: xxvii, 209 p. ; 19 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the seventh sense --
The tractable apostrophe --
That'll do, comma --
Airs and graces --
Cutting a dash --
A little used punctuation mark --
Merely conventional signs.
Other Titles: Eats, shoots and leaves
Responsibility: Lynne Truss ; [with a foreword by Frank McCourt].

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Lynne Truss, a self-proclaimed stickler, presents a humorous look at the history of punctuation, discussing the use and misuse of commas, apostrophes, semi-colons, and other punctuation marks.

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PUNCTUATION: THE ENDANGERED SYSTEM

by PhillipTaylor (WorldCat user published 2009-05-24) Excellent Permalink

An appreciation by Phillip Taylor MBE, Richmond Green Chambers.

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