Do you commit apostrophe atrocities?
Are you tormented by the lie/lay conundrum?
Do you find yourself stuck between floaters and danglers?
Do your subjects and your verbs refuse to agree?
If so, you.re not alone. Some of the most prominent professionals in TV broadcasting and at
major newspapers and magazines.people who really should know better.are guilty of making all-
too-common grammatical errors. In this delightfully amusing, clever guide, Thomas Parrish
points out real-life grammar gaffes from top-notch publications such as the New York Times
and the New Yorker to illustrate just how widespread these errors are. With red pen in hand,
Parrish.s fictional friend the Grouchy Grammarian leads the charge, examining the forty-seven
most common mistakes in English and imparting the basics of good grammar with a charming
mixture of fussiness and common sense. All of which makes The Grouchy Grammarian the most
entertaining, accessible how-not-to guide you.ll ever read.
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