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everyone should keep this book on their desk as a reference - it makes you aware of the unnecessary filler words we use every day. a simple, useful reference for all writers.Published 18 months ago by jenilee4843
As a professional writer, I enjoy discussions about language and the (often comical) pitfalls that exist for those who unintentionally misuse language. Read morePublished on March 5, 2005 by R. Amada
I was a little disappointed by this book since I'm a great fan of Ken Smith. All of his previous books were written on other interesting topics and resulted in some really fun and... Read morePublished on January 11, 2005 by Ryan Hennessy
Ken Smith has written an equally dazzling and puzzling book that will leave you wondering what words you might have overused... Read morePublished on December 15, 2003 by Adam Chen
Not your mamma's grammar book, Junk English is as much about the politics of writing as it is about the concrete idea of solid grammar. Read morePublished on October 1, 2003 by Robert L. Brewer
This book has no linguistic basis. It is merely the personal preferences of this particular writer. It is tedious and uninspired.Published on March 17, 2003
Humbling. Sometimes I felt hopeless. I thought I was something of a proper-use-of-language freak but he made me feel like I never want to speak again. Read morePublished on February 19, 2003
Don't say "impact" when you mean, "affect." Don't say "issue" when you mean, "problem." And so on.
JUNK ENGLISH by Ken Smith will help you stop writing and speaking foolishly. Read more
If Vince Sherry thinks "reference" is a verb, he has missed the point of this book.Published on November 9, 2002