By Patricia T. O’Connor
This highly rated, popular book on grammar is now in a revised, expanded edition with new dos and don’ts. There are new chapters on spelling and pronunciation, and updates throughout.
But you’ll find the same down-to-earth explanations in clear, plain English – the same sensible solutions to the grammar mysteries that bug even the best of us. O’Conner manages to unscramble the most complicated problems in simple, easy-to-digest language. You won’t be intimidated by terminology that made you want to skip your high school English class.
This funny, wise, and indispensable guide shows readers how to:
- avoid the persistent grammatical errors that tie everyone, even presidents, in knots
- watch their tongues and learn to pronounce commonly mangled words
- correctly use dozens of much-abused words and phrases
288 pages. Softcover. 2010.