By Patricia T. O'Conner
During this new version of Woe Is I, Patricia T. O’Conner unties the knottiest grammar tangles and monitors an identical full of life humor that has charmed and enlightened thankful readers for years. With new chapters on spelling and punctuation, and clean insights into the rights, wrongs, and maybes of English grammar and utilization, Woe Is I bargains down-to-earth reasons and plain-English options to the language mysteries that bedevil we all:
• Avoid the continual (and over and over embarrassing) grammatical blunders that bewilder the easiest andthe brightest
• Pronounce and spell phrases that even the neatest humans mangle
• Correctly use 1000's of woefully abused phrases and words
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