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For Who(m) the Bell Tolls

One Man's Quest for Grammatical Perfection

David Marsh

Some language rules are worth knowing – but which ‘rules’ just make clear communication harder? The editor of the Guardian’s style guide cites authorities including Shakespeare, Bart Simpson and Kirsty MacColl as he explains the grammatical principles (not principals) that will help to perfect your writing. He also advises on the correct choice of words and urges us to resist jargon, euphemisms and the journalistic mistreatment of ironic and iconic.
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  • Publisher: Guardian Faber
  • Year: 2013
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 304pp
  • Illustrated: No
  • Dimensions: 197x127mm
  • ISBN: 9781783350124
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.4kg
Product code:
509183
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