Woe is I: The Grammarphobes Guide to Better English in Plain English, 3rd Edition
by Patricia T. O'Conner
|Paperback: ||288 pages|
|Publisher:||Riverhead Books (Jul 27, 2010)|
In this new edition of Woe Is I, Patricia T. O’Connerunties the knottiest grammar tangles and displays thesame lively humor that has charmed andenlightened grateful readers for years. With newchapters on spelling and punctuation, and freshinsights into the rights, wrongs, and maybes ofEnglish grammar and usage, Woe Is I offers down-to-earthexplanations and plain-English solutions to thelanguage mysteries that bedevil all of us:Avoid the persistent (and persistently embarrassing)grammatical errors that bewilder the best andthe brightestPronounce and spell words that even the smartestpeople mangleCorrectly use hundreds of woefully abused wordsand phrases.
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