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Author O'Conner, Patricia T.
Title Woe is I : the grammarphobe's guide to better English in plain English / Patricia T. O'Conner.
Publication Info. New York : Riverhead Books, 1998.
Edition First Riverhead trade paperback edition.
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 Law Class Reserves  PE1112 .O28 1998    ---  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 227 pages ; 21 cm
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Note Originally published: New York : Putnam, c1996.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-218) and index.
Contents Woe is I: Therapy for pronoun anxiety -- Plurals before swine: Blunders with numbers -- Yours truly: Possessives and the possessed -- They beg to disagree: Putting verbs in their place -- Verbal abuse: Words on the endangered list -- Comma sutra: Joy of punctuation -- Compleat dangler: Fish out of water -- Death sentence: Do cliches deserve to die? -- Living dead: Let bygone rules be gone -- Saying is believing: How to write what you mean.
Subject English language -- Grammar -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
English language -- Usage -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Related To Online version: O'Conner, Patricia T. Woe is I. 1st Riverhead trade pbk. ed. New York : Riverhead Books, 1998, c1996 (OCoLC)694260084
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