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The revenge of anguished English : more accidental assaults upon our language

Author: Richard Lederer
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a humorous collection of grammatical bloopers and blunders to the English language from small children, students, church bulletins, celebrities, and more.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Lederer
ISBN: 0312334931 9780312334932
OCLC Number: 58523236
Description: xvi, 174 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: I Kid You Not --
Oh, You Kids! --
Classy Kiddisms --
Blessed Be the Children --
Super-duper Student Bloopers --
Science Fantasies --
That's No Excuse --
The Gift of Gaffes --
Playing Politics --
Making Sport of English --
Not a Prayer --
Law and Disorder --
Prescriptions for Trouble --
Signs That Should Resign --
Warning: Loony Labels --
The Power of the Press --
Double-Trouble Headlines --
Banner Grammar Stammers --
The Daily Bu(n)gle --
Co-wreck-tions --
The Addles of Advertising --
Lost in Translation --
The Language Barrier --
Simply Swallow Instructions --
Brand Slams --
Eh, What's That You Say? --
A Mangling of Malapropisms --
A Mixing of Metaphors --
Fuzzy Logic --
Casting a Spell --
Extra-Tasty Grammar Crackers --
A Misplacement of Modifiers --
Typo Negative.
Responsibility: Richard Lederer ; illustrations by Jim McLean.
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Presents a humorous collection of grammatical bloopers and blunders to the English language from small children, students, church bulletins, celebrities, and more.

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