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Things That Make Us (Sic): The Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar Takes on Madison Avenue, Hollywood, the White House, and the World

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4.2 out of 5
Based on 119 Ratings and 60 Reviews

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This book is for people who experience heartbreak over love notes with subject-verb disagreements...for anyone who's ever considered hanging up the phone on people who pepper their speech with such gems as "irregardless," "expresso," or "disorientated"...and for the earnest souls who wonder if it's "Woe is Me," or "Woe is I," or even "Woe am I."

Martha Brockenbrough's Things Th... More
Book Information
PublisherSt. Martin's Press
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages272
ISBN-100312378084
ISBN-13978-0312378080
Publication Date10/14/2008
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About Martha Brockenbrough (Author) : I'm the author of The Dinosaur Tooth Fairy, a picture book that will be published by Arthur A. Levine Books. Israel Sanchez will illustrate. I'm represented by Jill Corcoran and Ronnie Herman of the ... more
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1/26/2010 Elizabeth Blake said: Who else could make grammar such a hoot? Only Martha!
tags: Inspired me, grammar

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