Have You Eaten Grandma

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Have You Eaten Grandma

The go-to good English guide from the grammar guru himself, Gyles Brandreth . . .
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Why, like, does everyone keep saying 'like'

Why do apostrophe's keep turning up in the wrong place

Why do we get confused when using foreign phrases - and vice versa

Is it 'may be' or 'maybe' Should it be 'past' or 'passed' Is it 'referenda' or 'referendums'

FFS, what's happening to our language

Our language is changing, literacy levels are dwindling and our grasp of grammar is at crisis point, so you wouldn't be alone in thinking WTF But do not despair, Have You Eaten Grandma is here: Gyles Brandreth's definitive and hilarious guide to punctuation, spelling, and good English for the twenty-first century.

Without hesitation or repetition and just a touch of deviation Gyles, the Just A Minute regular and self-confessed grammar guru, skewers the linguistic horrors of our time, tells us where we've been going wrong and why, and reveals his tips and tricks to ensure that, in future, we make fewer rather than 'less' mistakes. End of.

Is 'End of' alright Is 'alright' all right You'll find out right here . . .

And why not check out the Have You Eaten Grandma podcast, starring Gyles and a host of other grammar and linguisitic lovers and experts


Details
Title Have You Eaten Grandma
Author Gyles Brandreth
ISBN-13 9780241352632
ISBN-10 0241352632
Publisher Michael Joseph
Language English
Edition Have You Eaten Grandma?
Height 209 mm
Width 137 mm
Thickness 25 mm
Binding Hardcover
Pages 320

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