Things Your Grammar Never Told You: A Pocket Handbook

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ISBN-13: 978-0205162697
ISBN-10: 020516269X
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This pocket-sized handbook is sophisticated; it is distinguished by its witty and irreverent tone and by the simplicity of its explanations, which are clear and quickly usable. Intimidating topics are treated in a non-threatening, offbeat manner.

Chapters include: A Few Words About Words; Sensible Spelling and Miscellaneous Mechanics; Punctuation Lite; Your Documentation, Please; A Little Grammar (Never Hurt Anyone).

For anyone who needs grammar advice.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 184 pages
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon (December 7, 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 020516269X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0205162697
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 4.2 x 8.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,858,780 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful By K. Donohue on September 17, 2004
Format: Spiral-bound
I was a student of Dr. Maurice Scharton's and also acted as a teacher's assistant for a semester while he worked on this book. Dr. Scharton was brilliant and wry and had an uncanny way of making grammar fun - even for the otherwise disinterested frat boys and party girls who took his classes. This man made us look forward to 8:00 a.m. classes in the dead of winter. We studied in groups until the sun came up - because we wanted to. He is easily one of the best teachers I have ever had, and his death in 2002 shocked and saddened me. I enjoyed and learned from everything this man wrote. You will, too.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By CGGMA on June 8, 2013
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I used this as a gift to my college grandchild who is majoring in English. Since I have a huge part in raising this child, I thought it was sort of a play on words, in addition to being a useful book.
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2 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Rustigurl on September 21, 2005
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I like the book and it is helping me emmensely in my Introduciton to schools course.
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