For Who the Bell Tolls
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When can the ‘Oxford comma’ cause ambiguity? What is an ‘apostrofly’? Are gerunds as scary as they sound? And can Captain Beefheart teach us about conjunctions? In this quirky look at the English language, the author of the Guardian’s style guide draws on his long experience of newspaper production to give clear and amusing advice on the most common confusions, misconceptions and prejudices about English grammar and usage.