Brandreth, Gyles Have You Eaten Grandma?

ISBN 13: 9780241352632

Have You Eaten Grandma?

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Please Read Notes: Brand New, International Softcover Edition, Printed in black and white pages, minor self wear on the cover or pages, Sale restriction may be printed on the book, but Book name, contents, and author are exactly same as Hardcover Edition. Fast delivery through DHL/FedEx express.

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Best thing ever, laugh-a-lot, spanning everything. Great book, I'm loving this (Chris Evans, BBC Radio 2)

Brilliant, clear, entertaining, very funny and often outright silly. Brandreth excels . . . in all his linguistic joie de vivre and amusing self-awareness (Guardian)

A witty and well-informed guide to the vagaries of English grammar. Heed his words; you won't regret it (Country & Town House, (Best Books to Go Under the Christmas Tree))

Whether you are obsessed with getting grammar right, baffled by grammar or (like us) just in love with words, you are going to love this. A hilarious and definitive guide to 21st-century language (Newcastle Evening Chronicle)

An informal guide to punctuation, spelling and good English for the twenty-first century (Strong Words)

This is a grammar guide that only Gyles Brandreth could write! Full of humour throughout, this is his definitive guide to punctuation, spelling and good English for the twenty-first century (Stratford-Upon-Avon Herald)

The wordsmith's wordsmith guides us through the delights of the English language (Daily Mail)

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Know someone who is pedantic about punctuation or scrupulous about spelling? They'll love this hilarious and definitive guide to 21st century language.

'Brilliant, clear, entertaining, very funny and often outright silly. Brandreth excels . . . in all his linguistic joie de vivre' Guardian
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Why, like, does everyone keep saying 'like'?

Why do apostrophe's keep turning up in the wrong place?

Why do we get confused when using foreign phrases - and vice versa?

Is it 'may be' or 'maybe'? Should it be 'past' or 'passed'? Is it 'referenda' or 'referendums'?

FFS, what's happening to our language!?

Our language is changing, literacy levels are dwindling and our grasp of grammar is at crisis point, so you wouldn't be alone in thinking WTF! But do not despair, Have You Eaten Grandma? is here: Gyles Brandreth's definitive (and hilarious) guide to punctuation, spelling, and good English for the twenty-first century.

Without hesitation or repetition (and just a touch of deviation) Gyles, the Just A Minute regular and self-confessed grammar guru, skewers the linguistic horrors of our time, tells us where we've been going wrong (and why), and reveals his tips and tricks to ensure that, in future, we make fewer (rather than 'less') mistakes. End of.

(Is 'End of' alright? Is 'alright' all right? You'll find out right here . . . )

'Best thing ever, laugh-a-lot, spanning everything. Great book, I'm loving this' Chris Evans, BBC Radio 2

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, 2018. HC. Condición: New. Brandreth, like us, is a language obsessive and a punctuation perfectionist. He thinks good spelling is essential. (Memo to Canberra Times which wrote of a ?spinal chord' injury last weekend.) He tells us what?s right, what?s wrong, when it matters, and when it doesn?t. His chapter on the use of the apostrophe is particularly pleasing. We highly recommend this book as it can change your life. Nº de ref. del artículo: 9780241352632

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Gyles Brandreth
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Descripción Michael Joseph, 2018. Hardcover. Condición: New. Hardcover. It can be much harder than it seems; commas, colons, semi-colons and even apostrophes can drive us all mad at times, but it riles no one more than the longest-serving resident.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 320 pages. 0.363. Nº de ref. del artículo: 9780241352632

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