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Aparna
Jul 25, 2012 Aparna rated it it was amazing
Its a great book which tells us how we Indians inadvertently misuse English. I have learnt a great deal from this book and have stopped the usage of words like co-brother, good name etc. :)
vik
Jun 16, 2011 vik rated it it was amazing
Absolutely must read for Indians and others from the Indian subcontinent spoiling the beautiful English language.

I am soon going to read 'Entry from Backside only' by Binoo K. John.
Abhinav Neelam
Jul 24, 2015 Abhinav Neelam rated it it was ok
The kindest thing I can say about this book is that it's interesting. The author makes some good points about the British-era ridiculousness many English newspapers still use in their writing (of the 'for your kind attention' variety). I specifically liked the chapters on the use and abuse of the words 'also', 'both' and 'only', but the overall tone that drips with needless acid grates on you after a while. It may start off as mildly humorous, sort of like the ravings of a pointless uncle, but a ...more
Ancie
May 26, 2011 Ancie rated it did not like it
More of a grammar book than I'd have liked it to be, but written in a humourous style - which saves it, I'd say. I might refer to it when in doubt.
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Now you know what to write, how to speak.
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