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The Grouchy Grammarian: A How-not-to Guide to the 47 Most Common Mistakes in English Made by Journalists, Broadcasters and Others Who Should Know Better - Thomas Parrish | Work

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Parrish and his fictional friend expose the 47 most common mistakes in English, many of which are made by those who should know better.  Check out whether you’ve been getting it right.  An amusing, sophisticated semi-classic from the US.

Writers' Bookshop
0471223832
9780471223832
24-09-2002
£17.99
£5.96
194
John Wiley & Sons
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