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User Review  - slpwhitehead - LibraryThing

Eats, Shoots & Leaves is not your ordinary grammar book. Yes, it does contain examples of how to properly use a comma, a colon, and a semi-colon as well as how to properly use an apostrophe. But, if ... Read full review

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User Review  - DWWilkin - LibraryThing

This tome deserves high praise indeed. Lynne truss is excellent and knows her stuff so well that you will feel like a small student at a master's knee. She diligently argues that punctuation should ... Read full review

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User Review  - lbblackwell - LibraryThing

A clever book of punctuation advice shows the importance of an appropriately-placed comma in a sentence. While it is good to know where the comma(s) should be, the mistakes are hilarious! Read full review

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User Review  - Desirichter - LibraryThing

A delightful twin to "The Girl's Like Spaghetti". I'm tempted to pull out this book out in the early afternoon, post-lunch hours, use it as an ice-breaker before embarking on writing projects. I would ... Read full review

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User Review  - tjsjohanna - LibraryThing

This is a humorous look at the declining literacy of punctuation. Some of the images Ms. Truss uses are classic: the thought of commas being like hard working sheep dogs tickles the fancy ... Read full review

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User Review  - bluepigeon - LibraryThing

When I see the title of this book, I want to add an Oxford comma after Shoots, so you could say that it is no surprise that I liked this book. It certainly is a good read about punctuation with many ... Read full review

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User Review  - sconne7 - LibraryThing

Eats, Shoots and Leaves (Why Commas Really Do Make A Difference)– By Lynne Truss (Picture Book) I liked the book, Eats, Shoots and Leaves, By Lynne Truss because it is a funny way of introducing the ... Read full review

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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

Okay, Lynne Truss is a language fascist. But I like her neurosis. The language is on its way to becoming the world's language, but as with Latin it will devide into two main strains, the literary ... Read full review

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User Review  - sageness - LibraryThing

This was fun and entertaining and was a great help in repairing the damage my poetry degree did to my grammar. *g* The only thing I really took issue with was her claim that people were no longer ... Read full review

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User Review  - JMlibrarian - LibraryThing

A romp and a must for sticklers. If only all nonfiction were this much fun! Read full review


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