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Woe is I: The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Riverhead Books
Publication date July 27, 2010
Pages 265
Binding Paperback
Edition 3 upd exp
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781573223317
ISBN-10 157322331X
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.25 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.50 lbs.
Original list price $16.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: In this new edition of Woe Is I, Patricia T. O’Conner unties the knottiest grammar tangles and displays the same lively humor that has charmed and enlightened grateful readers for years. With new chapters on spelling and punctuation, and fresh insights into the rights, wrongs, and maybes of English grammar and usage, Woe Is I offers down-to-earth explanations and plain-English solutions to the language 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 smartest people mangle
   • Correctly use hundreds of woefully abused words and phrases

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3 upd exp edition from Riverhead Books (July 27, 2010); titled "Woe is I: The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English"
9781573223317 | details & prices | 265 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $16.00
About: In this new edition of Woe Is I, Patricia T.
Prebinding
from Turtleback Books (June 1, 2004)
9781417669868 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $25.80
About: A guide to English grammar and style reveals the underlying logic of the language with the help of examples organized according to specific problems.

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