Fucking Apostrophes (Hardback)
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Fucking Apostrophes (Hardback)

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Hardback 64 Pages / Published: 03/11/2016
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`At last, a book that tells you exactly where to stick your apostrophe ... funny and useful, the perfect stocking filler.' David Marsh, Guardian

Apostrophes are a pain. The rules about how to use them are complicated, and have evolved haphazardly. Originally written as advice by a copywriter for designers - wont to insert and remove apostrophes at will, for visual effect - this is a light-hearted pocket-sized guide to getting the things right.

Simon Griffin lets off steam so that we don't have to, showing precisely why `Rhianna and Jennifer's photos were all over the internet' is quite different to `Rhianna's and Jennifer's photos' or what words apostrophes are replacing in sentences such as `He'd like you to buy him some cocaine', or `They've got it all on camera.'

Elegantly produced, this is the perfect gift for any pedant, as well as an indispensable guide in all our moments of grammar-related frustration.


Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781785781414
Number of pages: 64
Weight: 136 g
Dimensions: 158 x 104 x 13 mm

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“Its' the dogs's”

This little book Makes Learning Fun and gives real-world examples ('Lance Armstrong's test results') to help you understand just where to stick your effing apostrophes.
Utterly brilliant, very useful,... More

Hardback edition
24th October 2016
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“A F*ucking Witty Read...The Perfect Gift for the Pedant in Your Life Who's a Little Rough Around the Edges!”

Griffin's pocket-sized grammar book is witty and bold from the outset. Not for the faint at heart, the examples Griffin uses are topical and genuinely funny, and the grammar rules themselves are set out in an... More

Hardback edition
1 similar book recommended
22nd October 2016
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