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I don't know how else to tell you this . . . everything you know about English is wrong.

"If you love language and the unvarnished truth, you'll love Everything You Know About English Is Wrong. You'll have fun because his lively, comedic, skeptical voice will speak to you from the pages of his word-bethumped book."
-Richard Lederer, author of Anguished English, Get Thee to a...more
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Published May 1st 2008 by Sourcebooks, Incorporated (first published 2008)
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David
A sloppily written, profoundly irritating, book. Brohaugh obviously believes himself to be enormously witty; in fact, he's a crashing bore.

Nothing to see here folks. Trust me. Unless you'd care to witness the usual suspects* poked and prodded by someone who is neither particularly bright nor articulate, and whose writing style is strongly suggestive of ADD, do yourself a favor and give this dismal effort a miss. There is nothing in this book that hasn't already been discussed, with far greater w...more
Jey
Well, I'm sorry to burst your bubble, but most of the information mentioned therein were a big duh! This book is funny alright. The writer doesn't hold back from using insinuations, world play, humor, crudity, wits and attitude. I won't say that the writer is an erudite genius because his style reflects another image. I will neither use this book as a reference nor as a reliable source. All the etymologies and words were mixed up together in a hodgepodge of chaotic patterns.
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