Woe Is I

Woe Is I

The Grammarphobe’s Guide to Better English in Plain English(Third Edition)

Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9781573223317
  • 288 Pages
  • Riverhead
  • Adult

Overview

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 brightest
  • Pronounce and spell words that even the smartestpeople mangle
  • Correctly use hundreds of woefully abused wordsand phrases
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