Eats, Shoots and Leaves

The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation

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We all know the basics of punctuation. Or do we? A look at most neighborhood signage tells a different story. Through sloppy usage and low standards on the internet, in email, and now text messages, we have made proper punctuation an endangered speci ...Continua
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.

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
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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
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
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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