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by Lynne Truss

Author: Lynne Truss
Subcategory: Words Language & Grammar
Language: English
Publisher: Thorndike Press; 1 edition (August 23, 2004)
Pages: 231 pages
Category: Reference
Rating: 4.9
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Any attempt at a complete Americanization of this book would have been akin to an effort to Americanize the Queen of England: futile and, this publisher feels, misguided.

There are even bestselling books, like the best-seller 'Eats, shoots, and leaves' (Truss, 2003), about English punctuation. After the proposal of binomen system, the naming of organisms have been formalized, and, with the amendment of numerous names by various international organizations, currently used become more and more scientific, greatly facilitating the academic exchanges between countries in the world.

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And that is how Eats, Shoots and Leaves comes to have the title it does Lynne truss is a writer and broadcaster with a passion for punctuation.

And that is how Eats, Shoots and Leaves comes to have the title it does. It is by far the wittiest and most exciting book about punctuation that we have ever seen. Indeed, it could well be described as a real laugh-a-minute page-turner. Lynne truss is a writer and broadcaster with a passion for punctuation pedantry. Does the hair stand up on the back of your neck when you see signs for "Banana's" or "Video's"? Do you feel like screaming when you see notices like "Giant Kid's Playground", or laugh to yourself at "Mind You're Head" warnings? If so, you are not alone.

Any attempt at a complete Americanization of this book would have been akin to an effort to Americanize the Queen of England: futile and, this publisher feels, misguided.

This is a book for people who love punctuation and get upset when it is mishandled

From the invention of the question mark in the time of Charlemagne to George Orwell shunning the semicolon, 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.

Eats, shoots and leaves. So, punctuation really does matter, even if it is only occasionally a matter of life and death. Now, we all know the basics of punctuation. Or do we? A look at most neighborhood signage tells a different story.

Eats, Shoots & Leaves. In keeping with the general lighthearted tone of the book, he praises Truss for bringing life back into the art of punctuation, adding, "If Lynne Truss were Roman Catholic I'd nominate her for sainthood

Eats, Shoots & Leaves. Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation. In keeping with the general lighthearted tone of the book, he praises Truss for bringing life back into the art of punctuation, adding, "If Lynne Truss were Roman Catholic I'd nominate her for sainthood. The book was a commercial success.

A New York Times Bestseller

In 2002 Lynne Truss presented 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 List" (BBC News). With over a half million copies in print in England, Truss is ready to rally the troops on this side of the pond with her rousing cry, "Sticklers unite!"

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