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Witty and Serious Textbook at the Same Time March 31, 2011
It is hard to believe that a college professor would choose, for a textbook, a book that is this much fun to read. I am taking a ministry of writing class in divinity school and we are using this textbook as a grammar review. I have already learned some "rules" that I don't remember learning in my English cl[censored] years ago. O'Conner makes the "rules" easy to remember.
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The witty bestseller that untangled the knottiest problems in the English language is back-in a revised, expanded third edition that untangles more knots than ever.
Table of Contents
|Preface to the Third Edition||p. xi|
|Woe Is I|
|Therapy for Pronoun Anxiety||p. 1|
|Plurals Before Swine|
|Blunders with Numbers||p. 17|
|The Possessives and the Possessed||p. 35|
|They Beg to Disagree|
|Putting Verbs in their Place||p. 47|
|Words on the Endangered List||p. 79|
|How to be Letter Perfect||p. 129|
|So to Speak|
|Talking Points on Pronunciation||p. 149|
|The Joy of Punctuation||p. 163|
|The Compleat Dangler|
|A Fish out of Water||p. 189|
|Do Clichés Deserve to Die?||p. 197|
|The Living Dead|
|Let Bygone Rules be Gone||p. 209|
|Saying is Believing|
|How to Write what you Mean||p. 223|
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