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Far from the Madding Gerund by Mark Liberman
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Jun 08, 2008

it was amazing
bookshelves: non-fiction, language, 2008, 5-stars

For anyone that enjoys reading about Language, this book contains a series of entries from the Language Log blog: http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/langua.... The book ends on a high note, criticizing the writing ability of Dan Brown, author of The DaVinci Code. I had a similar feeling reading Dan's books, and enjoyed reading my thoughts on paper written by another person.

This is one of my favorite books I have ever read. However, if I had found the Language Log blog earlier, I wouldn't have needed to read the book. But I feel that I have caught up by reading this.
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April 3, 2008 – Finished Reading
June 8, 2008 – Shelved
June 8, 2008 – Shelved as: non-fiction
July 6, 2008 – Shelved as: language
December 19, 2009 – Shelved as: 2008
August 20, 2016 – Shelved as: 5-stars

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