The Write Way: The Spell Guide to Good Grammar and Usage

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Simon and Schuster, 1995 - 241 Seiten
If you've ever battled tricky grammar, slippery syntax, passive constructions, pesky punctuation, or sneaky jargon, you know that good writing is never easy. But you can learn to write better with THE WRITE WAY, an ingenious guide that puts two English language mavens at your side.
 

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Whats So Tough About Writing?
1
Getting It Started Keeping It Going
13
Target Your Writing
24
Slim Down Shape Up
40
Where the Action Is
59
Sinful Syntax
75
Hows That Again?
94
Troublesome Twins
111
SoundAlikes and LookAlikes
140
The Strange Case of Pronouns
152
The Great Pronoun Debates
160
Improve Your Verbal Skills
170
Modify Your Words
183
Dont Miss Your Links
197
Dont Be Commatose
214
A GLOSSARY OF TERMS
237

The Terrible Ten
131

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Über den Autor (1995)

Richard Lederer is the author of more than 30 books about language, history, and humor, including his best-selling Anguished English series and his current book, Presidential Trivia. He has been profiled in magazines as diverse as The New Yorker, People, and the National Enquirer and frequently appears on radio as a commentator on language. Dr. Lederer's syndicated column, "Looking at Language," appears in newspapers and magazines throughout the United States. He has been named International Punster of the Year and Toastmasters International's Golden Gavel winner.

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