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GRAMMAR. SNOBS. Are. Great Big. MEANIES. June Casagrande. A Guide to Language for Fun and Spite. Penguin Books. Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies has ratings and reviews. Riku said: For Whom the Snob TrollsGrammar snobs who like to bully people have. Here’s some good news for everyone who’s ever been bullied into believing they can’t speak their own language: The grammar snobs are.

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Feb 11, Sue Smith rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sometimes the author tries too hard, but mostly super fun and very funny! I much prefer knowing what is and is not correct and when there is a choice or the rules are silent, what is the preferable usage. No trivia or quizzes yet. I did appreciate her referencing multiple sources to point out that there is little agreement among experts on the questions that trip up common folk.

The book was not only a great refresher, but I learned several new things. And, hey, if making a few jokes at rules and getting righteously angry is what it takes to remember, go right ahead, eh? View all 8 comments. It’s written with humor, and alleviates my disgust when I hear words being used incorrectly or see something badly written.

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Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies : A Guide To Language For Fun & Spite

Casagrande delivers practical and fun language lessons not found anywhere else, demystifying the subject and taking it back from the snobs.

I can now state with certainty that my 12th grade English teacher, Mrs. I think my favorite chapter was at the end – called ‘Satan’s Vocabulary’. Learn the truth of basic grammar and punctuation from June Casagrande in chapters like: The book is not for everyone.

As I mentioned earlier, her jokes hit the mark for the most part, but there are a few that fall flat. Showing of 61 reviews. Apr 10, J. Half the “rules” they use to humiliate others are really just judgment calls and the rest they don’t even understand themselves. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Will read it again, and reference the book when I need clarity.

Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies: A Guide to Language for Fun and Spite by June Casagrande

The grammar snobs are bluffing. The snobe factor is worth the read alone! To an extent, yes. Sure this book tries to ‘sell’ language rules in a funny and easy way, but I really don’t see why the need to exaggerate about ‘snobs’. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. One of the best books I’ve read this year. It is the sense of humor that counts, the idea grqmmar to not be snobs that troll. Liked Eats, Shoots, and Leaves better.

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It will only serve to alienate people from good english. Lists with This Book. We appreciate your feedback.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. This title will either give you a giggle or make your face pucker trammar like you just bit a lemon.

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Apr 26, James rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Gra,mar 27, Sarahinparis rated it did not like it. I think that given the topic, Casagrande has done the best possible job that a writer could do. Sure, good way to dress it, but does it work?

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Although the title of the book should have given me a clue duh! Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

Even mwanies than that, Casagrande overviews the opinions of the major grammar and usage bibles on all the key issues of the day. Want to Read saving….