Monday, January 31, 2022

My Grammar and I (Or Should That Be 'Me'?): Old-School Ways to Sharpen Your English

My Grammar and I (Or Should That Be 'Me'?): Old-School Ways to Sharpen Your English

A runaway hit and Sunday Times bestseller in 2008, My Grammar and I have continued to grow in popularity, becoming the go-to guide for grammar. My Grammar and I offer amusing examples of awful grammar while steering you in the direction of grammatical greatness. Taking you on a tour of the English language through the minefield of rules and conditions that can catch you out, from dangling modifiers to split infinitives, it highlights the common pitfalls that every English language user faces on a day to day basis. Refreshing everything you should have learned at school and more, My Grammar and I is informative yet entertaining - an ideal buy for any English language enthusiast.

Review

Will do for grammar what Eats Shoots and Leaves did for punctuation ― The Times

Beautifully produced... a lot of fun ― Tribune

If you belong to the generation who missed out on being taught grammar at school then put this book on top of your Christmas wish list. If you were taught, then put it on your wish list. Everyone should have this book, in fact... a great stocking filler for total grammar novices and experts alike ― The Northern Echo

Sensible and concise... shows you how to make our wonderful, fluid language work for you rather than against you ― The Good Book Guide

This book would be the perfect Christmas gift for anyone who is genuinely interested in why we write the way in which we do, or who likes doing what's right and proper ― The Basingstoke Gazette

A useful book for anyone with an interest in the English language and an excellent stocking filler ― The Wolverhampton Chronicle

A useable refresher... pedants will also find answers to those evergreen contentious teasers ― The Bournemouth Daily Echo

It's a little gem that takes you on a tour of the English language ― Knutsford Guardian

Review

If you belong to the generation who missed out on being taught grammar at school then put this book on top of your Christmas wish list. If you were taught, then put it on your wish list. Everyone should have this book, in fact.
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Michael O'Mara; 1st. Edition (9 Oct. 2008)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 191 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1843173107
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-843173106
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 13.5 x 2 x 20.5 cm

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