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Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies: A Guide to Language for Fun and Spite


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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

  • Snobbery Up with Which You Should Not Put Up—Prepositions

  • Is That a Dangler in Your Memo or Are You Just Glad to See Me?

  • Hyphens—Life-Sucking, Mom-and-Apple-Pie-Hating, Mime-Loving, Nerd-Fight-Inciting Daggers of the Damned

Casagrande delivers practical and fun language lessons not found anywhere else, demystifying the subject and taking it back from the snobs. In short, it’s a grammar book people will actually want to read—just for the fun of it.

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Manufacturer:Penguin Books
Publisher:Penguin Books
Studio:Penguin Books
UPC:884194844929
EAN:9780143036838
Item Weight:0.34 pounds
Item Size:0.6 x 7.1 x 7.1 inches
Package Weight:0.25 pounds
Package Size:4.8 x 0.7 x 0.7 inches

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