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Anguished English: An Anthology of Accidental Assaults Upon the English Language
     

Anguished English: An Anthology of Accidental Assaults Upon the English Language

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by Richard Lederer
 

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ISBN-10: 0941711811

ISBN-13: 9780941711814

Pub. Date: 04/19/2006

Publisher: Smith, Gibbs Publisher

Anguished English is the impossibly funny anthology of accidental assaults upon our common language. From bloopers and blunders to Signs of the Times to Mixed-Up Metaphors . . . from Two-Headed Headlines to Mangling Modifiers . . . it's a collection that will leave you roaring with delight and laughter.

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Anguished English is the impossibly funny anthology of accidental assaults upon our common language. From bloopers and blunders to Signs of the Times to Mixed-Up Metaphors . . . from Two-Headed Headlines to Mangling Modifiers . . . it's a collection that will leave you roaring with delight and laughter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780941711814
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
04/19/2006
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
533,829
Product dimensions:
4.25(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.43(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION.....vii

I. SCHOOLISHNESS

Student Bloopers Win Pullet Surprises.....3

The World According to Student Bloopers.....7

Excuses, Excuses.....16

II. THE BLUNDERFUL WORLD OF BLOOPERS

Disorder in the Court!.....21

Accidental Bloopers.....27

Wholly Holy Bloopers.....31

It's an Ad, Ad, Ad, Ad, World.....37

Signs of the Times.....41

Welfare Bloopers Fare Well.....47

Stop the Presses!.....49

Two-Headed Headlines.....56

III. INSPIRED GIBBERISH

Modern Day Malapropisms.....69

Mixed-Up Metaphors.....77

An Irish Bull is Always Pregnant.....82

Goldwynisms and Berraisms.....87

Lost In Translation.....93

IV. GRAMMER GAFFES

Mangling Modifers.....101

References Wanted.....105

Laffing at Mispellings.....109

Howta Reckanize American Slurvian.....114

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