Eats, Shites & Leaves: Crap English and How to Use It

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Eats, Shites and Leaves is a celebration of all things shite about the misuse of English, highlighting the prevalence of absent apostrophes, ghastly grammar, suspect sentences, rambling repetitiveness, commentators' claptrap, tortuous tautologies, insane instructions, and quirky quotations in society today.

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Eats, Shites and Leaves is a celebration of all things shite about the misuse of English, highlighting the prevalence of absent apostrophes, ghastly grammar, suspect sentences, rambling repetitiveness, commentators' claptrap, tortuous tautologies, insane instructions, and quirky quotations in society today.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780760772546
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/11/2005
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 2, 2011

    Highly Recommend - If it doesn't make you chuckle then you can't read English.

    Jam-packed with language faux pas by world leaders and sign makers alike. The author searched the world of English speakers, current and past, to find the most hilarious boo-boos. English teachers and writers will especially appreciate this one.

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  • Posted October 26, 2009

    Rehash

    This book seems to be a collection of the information more entertainingly presented in the works of Rich Lederer, Bill Safire, Lynne Truss, and others.

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