The Full Mountie: And Other Highlights from the Globe Challenge

The Full Mountie: And Other Highlights from the Globe Challenge

by Warren Clements

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780771021558
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Ltd.
Publication date: 07/29/2003
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.51(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Warren Clements is a writer and editor on the editorial board of the Globe and Mail. Also available by Warren Clements: The Globe and Mail Style Book.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Near-­Classics
Ad Hockery
Change a Letter
Name That Disease
Insecurely Yours
Cult de Sac and other Foreign Add-Ons
Neologisms
Is Everybody Happy?
Haiku Haiku Okay
Now Where Did I Leave My Surgical Sponge?
It Was a Dark and Stormy Challenge
Minus a Letter
A Head of Our Times
Higgledy Piggledy
Rodeo and Juliette
Clever Clerihews
Holidays from Hell
Adjusted for Canada #1
Second Lines
That’s Not What I Expected to Hear
Adjusted for Canada #2
Shopworn Titles
How Tough a Neighbourhood Was It?
Make Mine a Job on the Rocks
Rejection Letters
Skew That Proverb
Meaningless Maxims
Sin City
This Sporting Life
Tune Salad
Untrustworthy Advice
Couplets
When Shall We Three Meet Again?
Tales of the Fantastic
Born Under a Bad Spelling
The Bird is the Word
Two’s a Crowd
Challenges-in-Waiting
Where’s My Prize?
Index of Contributors

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