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Questions You Always Wanted to Ask About English

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Paperback, 272 pages
Published February 3rd 1983 by Pocket (first published November 1st 1972)
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Tom Schulte
Dec 26, 2016 rated it really liked it
This is a wonderful and witty, practical and comprehensive guide to English grammar. From hyphens to parallel structure, this is enlightening as well as entertaining. Entertainment comes from taking down famous novelists and prominent newspapers, etc. with examples of inaccurate usage. The frequent self-tests and pretests allow the reader to gauge, and realize both deficiency and progress, but I wish the answers were on the same page. Maybe upside down at the bottom of the page. This is good to ...more
Matt Bracksieck
Aug 04, 2008 rated it really liked it
In which case had the dog the upper paw?
a. A clever dog knows its master.
b. A clever dog knows it's master.

The small details of grammar never were so important. Want to know when to use 'who' or 'whom'? How about 'which' or 'that'?

Great for brushing up and better for seeing how to explain the rules you know are right.
Mr. B
Aug 04, 2008 rated it really liked it
In which case had the dog the upper paw?
a. A clever dog knows its master.
b. A clever dog knows it's master.

The small details of grammar never were so important. Want to know when to use 'who' or 'whom'? How about 'which' or 'that'?

Great for brushing up and better for seeing how to explain the rules you know are right.
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Excellent refresher on English grammar and usage in an engaging style.
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