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Descripción de editorial

‘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.

GÉNERO
Técnicos y profesionales
PUBLICADO
2016
noviembre 3
LENGUAJE
EN
Inglés
EXTENSIÓN
96
Páginas
EDITORIAL
Icon Books Ltd
VENDEDOR
Perseus Books, LLC
TAMAÑO
384.3
KB

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