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FREE PDF õ BOOK Eats Shoots & Leaves ✓ LYNNE TRUSS ´ ❮Reading❯ ➶ Eats, Shoots & Leaves ➮ Author Lynne Truss – Goproled.co.uk In 2002 Lynne Truss presented Cutting a Dash a well received BBC Radio 4 series about punctuation which led to the writing of Eats Shoots & Leaves The book becIn 2002 Lynne Truss presented Cutting a Dash a well received BBC Radio 4 series about punctuation which led to the writing of Eats Shoots & Leaves The book became a runaway success in the UK hitting number one on the bestseller lists and prompting extraordinary headlines such as Grammar Book Tops Bestseller ListBBC News Withthan 500000 copies of her book in print in her native England Lynne Truss is ready to rally the troops on this side of the pond with her rousing cry Sticklers unite Through sloppy usage and low standards on the Internet in e mail and now text messages we have made proper punctuation an endangered species In Eats Shoots & Leaves former editor Lynne Truss dares to say in her delightfully urbane witty and very English way that it is time to look at our commas and semicolons and see them as the wonderful and necessary things they are If there are only pedants left who care then so be it This is a book for people who love punctuation and get upset when it is mishandled From George Orwell shunning the semicolon to New Yorker editor Harold Ross's epic arguments with James Thurber over commas this lively history makes a powerful case for the preservation of a system of printing conventions that is much too subtle to be mucked about with I read this book after reading a truly hilarious book on French grammar Au Bonheur des Fautes written by a copy editor of Le Monde newspaper She uotes some gems from this book so I decided to read it as well I learned uite a lot from this book but it is definitely not hilarious There is no clear explanation maybe I missed it of the title except that the meaning changes when you change the commas Some old joke about a panda eating shoots abd leaves I understand Anyway you won't get your apostrophes wrong any after reading this book It applies to US english too

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In 2002 Lynne Truss presented Cutting a Dash a well received BBC Radio 4 series about punctuation which led to the writing of Eats Shoots & Leaves The book became a runaway success in the UK hitting number one on the bestseller lists and prompting extraordinary headlines such as Grammar Book Tops Bestseller ListBBC News Withthan 500000 copies of her book in print in her native England Lynne Truss is ready to rally the troops on this side of the pond with her rousing cry Sticklers unite Through sloppy usage and low standards on the Internet in e mail and now text messages we have made proper punctuation an endangered species In Eats Shoots & Leaves former editor Lynne Truss dares to say in her delightfully urbane witty and very English way that it is time to look at our commas and semicolons and see them as the wonderful and necessary things they are If there are only pedants left who care then so be it This is a book for people who love punctuation and get upset when it is mishandled From George Orwell shunning the semicolon to New Yorker editor Harold Ross's epic arguments with James Thurber over commas this lively history makes a powerful case for the preservation of a system of printing conventions that is much too subtle to be mucked about wit An absolute delight of a bookLynne has managed to take a rather dull and tedious subject — that of punctuation — and made it interesting and fun to learnYes it can come across as nothing but a curmudgeon having a rant but it’s an intelligent curmudgeon having an amusing rant that is very educationalWe are now in an age where the written word is being used than any other time in history to communicate; most people barely talk any preferring to text or email rather than pick up the phone or visit in person At no other time in history has the correct meaning and interpretation of the written word been important while punctuation which gives the meaning and interpretation to the written word is so utterly neglected and misunderstoodYes punctuation is important and while some of it is art a lot of it is not is there any art involved in using the apostrophe? No Using the apostrophe correctly is a mere negative proof it tells the world you are not a thickoWhether or not you think your punctuation could use a little housekeeping this is a fun and interesting book to read and you will learn a few things while reading it well worth it

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Eats Shoots & LeavesIn 2002 Lynne Truss presented Cutting a Dash a well received BBC Radio 4 series about punctuation which led to the writing of Eats Shoots & Leaves The book became a runaway success in the UK hitting number one on the bestseller lists and prompting extraordinary headlines such as Grammar Book Tops Bestseller ListBBC News Withthan 500000 copies of her book in print in her native England Lynne Truss is ready to rally the troops on this side of the pond with her rousing cry Sticklers unite Through sloppy usage and low standards on the Internet in e mail and now text messages we have made proper punctuation an endangered species In Eats Shoots & Leaves former editor Lynne Truss dares to say in her delightfully urbane witty and very English way that it is time to look at our commas and semicolons and see them as the wonderful and necessary things they are If there are only pedants left who care then so be it This is a book for people who love punctuation and get upset when it is mishandled From George Orwell shunning the semicolon to New Yorker editor Harold Ross's epic arguments with James Thurber over commas this lively history makes a powerful case for the preservation of a system of printing conventions that is much too subtle to be mucked about with Funny This book will have any punctuation proud person laughing I had to stop reafing during my flight as I was laughing too loudly