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

Author: Patricia T O'Conner
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 1998, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Riverhead trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Conner, Patricia T.
Woe is I.
New York : Riverhead Books, 1998, ©1996
(OCoLC)694260084
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia T O'Conner
ISBN: 1573226254 9781573226257
OCLC Number: 39624615
Notes: Originally published: New York : Putnam, ©1996.
Description: xii, 227 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Woe is I: Therapy for pronoun anxiety --
Plurals before swine: Blunders with numbers --
Yours truly: Possessives and the possessed --
They beg to disagree: Putting verbs in their place --
Verbal abuse: Words on the endangered list --
Comma sutra: Joy of punctuation --
Compleat dangler: Fish out of water --
Death sentence: Do cliches deserve to die? --
Living dead: Let bygone rules be gone --
Saying is believing: How to write what you mean.
Responsibility: Patricia T. O'Conner.

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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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