Eats, Shoots & Leaves

The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation

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A bona fide publishing phenomenon, Lynne Truss's now classic #1 New York Times bestseller Eats, Shoots & Leaves makes its paperback debut after selling over 3 million copies worldwide in hardcover. We all know the basics of punctuation. Or do ...Continua
Ely-Baby
Ha scritto il 31/05/12
Funny and useful

In a funny way it taught me how to use punctuation better than more boring and informative books.

Candy
Ha scritto il 17/01/12
So unimaginable that punctuation can make up such a long book. The author had carried out extensive research on this topic and there were loads of reference in it. The analogies and jokes on punctuation did bring about a lot of fun, and yet the vo...Continua
l'aura
Ha scritto il 30/04/11
After being the only one who noticed apostrophes being put in the wrong places all the time, after asking everyone I could why, after being told there was nothing wrong (with the apostrophes, I mean, since there was probably something wrong with me)....Continua
Lilacwhisper
Ha scritto il 24/02/11
I must confess I haven't finished this book yet, and I probably won't go on. I found it very funny and interesting at the beginning, since it carries some fundamental information about English language (e.g. the use of apostrophe for the plural form...Continua
fran_ces
Ha scritto il 07/07/10
Humorous guide to punctuation
With text messages and emails which are much closer to speech than writing, punctuation may not have a long life ahead of it. Yet, for all those of us who enjoy writing clearly for the sheer pleasure of doing something aesthetically well, this book m...Continua

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