Woe is I: the grammarphobe's guide to better English in plain English

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c1996.
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A lighthearted guide written for the grammatically challenged (that includes just about everyone) giving straight advice on the most common mistakes made by writers. O'Conner (copy editor, The New York Times Book Review considers pronouns, split infinitives, subject verb agreement, and cliches, handing over understandable, adult explanations devoid of jargon and dashed with humor e.g. "alright. No, alright is not all right it's all wrong." The volume has been selected as a Book-of-the-Month Alternate Selection. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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