Год издания: 2006
Количество страниц: 224
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The antidote to Eats, Shoots and Leaves ?an uproarious and very American language book for those who are tired of getting pulled over by the grammar police What do suicidal pandas, doped-up rock stars, and a naked Pamela Anderson have in common? They're all a heck of a lot more interesting than reading about predicate nominatives and hyphens. June Casagrande knows this and has invented a whole new twist on the grammar book. Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies is a laugh-out-loud funny collection of anecdotes and essays on grammar and punctuation, as well as hilarious critiques of the self-appointed language experts. Chapters include: ? I'm Writing This While Naked ?The Oh-So Steamy Predicate Nominative ? Semicolonoscopy ?Colons, Semicolons, Dashes, and Other Probing Annoyances ? I'll Take ?I Feel Like a Moron? for $200, Alex ?When to Put Punctuation Inside Quotation Marks...