When You Catch an Adjective, Kill it: The Parts of Speech for Better And/or Worse
What do you get when you mix nine parts of speech, one great writer, and generous dashes of insight, humor, and irreverence? One phenomenally entertaining language book.
In his waggish yet authoritative book, Ben Yagoda has managed to undo the dark work of legions of English teachers and libraries of dusty grammar texts. Not since School House Rock have adjectives, adverbs, articles, conjunctions, interjections, nouns, prepositions, pronouns, and verbs been explored with such infectious exuberance. Read If You Catch an Adjective, Kill It and:
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - librarybrandy - LibraryThing
This is a lot more entertaining than a book on parts of speech ought to be. Yagoda includes enough pop-culture references (many are from The Simpsons), literary quips, and bad jokes (including the ... Read full review
Review: When You Catch an Adjective, Kill It: The Parts of Speech, for Better And/Or WorseUser Review - Rebecca Dobrinski - Goodreads
Great book, especially for those who love words and language. Read full review