Blackboard Books Boxed Set: I Used to Know That, My Grammarand I...OrShould That Be Me, and I Before E (Except After C): I Used to Know That, I Before E. My Grammar and I

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old-school ways to remember stuff In this clever-and often hilarious- collection, you'll find engaging mnemonics, arranged in easy to...

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Overview

The first three titles in the Blackboard Books series are now available in an attractive box set! Test your knowledge on all subjects, from English Lit to Western Civ, from Grammar to Idioms, from Physics to Math and so much more. Inside you'll find:

i before e (except after c):
old-school ways to remember stuff In this clever-and often hilarious- collection, you'll find engaging mnemonics, arranged in easy to find categories that include geography, time and the calendar, numbers, and astronomy. Perfect for students of all ages!

My Grammar and I...Or Should That Be Me?: How to Speak and Write It Right
Avoid grammatical minefields with this entertaining refresher course for anyone who has ever been stumped by spelling confusion, dangling modifiers, split infinitives, or for those who have no idea what these things even are.

I Used to Know That: Stuff You Forgot from School

Take a trip down memory lane with this light-hearted and informative reminder of the many things we learned in school that have been forgotten over time, from Shakespeare and diphthongs to quotients, phalanges, and protons. After all, as Stantayana reminds us, "Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781606522202
  • Publisher: Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The
  • Publication date: 10/28/2010
  • Pages: 544
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 11.80 (h) x 2.27 (d)

Meet the Author

i before e (except after c): old-school ways to remember stuff
Judy Parkinson
is a graduate of Bristol University. She is a producer of documentaries, music videos, and commercials, and won a Clio award for a Greenpeace ad. Parkinson has published four books. She lives in London.

My Grammar and I...Or Should That Be Me?: How to Speak and Write It Right
J. A. Wines
is a graduate of Oxford University and the author of several books on grammar and trivia.

I Used to Know That: Stuff You Forgot from School
Caroline Taggart
is the author of the best- selling I Used to Know That, The Classics, and An Apple a Day and coauthor of My Grammar and I . . . Or Should That Be Me? She is also the editor of Writer's Market UK & Ireland, a guide for aspiring writers. She has worked in publishing for more than thirty years, the last twenty in nonfiction.

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  • Posted January 1, 2012

    Awesome items - a must-read

    This is a collection of 3 excellent books by Reader's Digest, every book is clear and readable. Just what I imagined by one of the best editorials in the market. Thanks guys.

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