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A parody of Eats, Shoots and Leaves, this was a fun little book of puns, slang and celebrities questionable quotes to show how illogical English is It starts by stating the rules of good English writing and then joyfully breaks all of them Nothing earth shattering, but reading about grammar brings me joy. Having briefly flicked through this I thought it would be yet another tasteless mockery of those who do not speak perfect English, but was pleasantly surprised that it was not. A parody of the well written, highly readable Eats Shoots and Leaves this book basically consists of lists of grammatical errors, confusing English words and slang from various parts of the English speaking world George W Bush gets an entire page for his grammatical errors and there are some other American politicians that are very heavily featured but the book is obviously written by a Brit and Brits always feel that Americans are the biggest basterdizers of the English language Not that a A parody of the well written, highly readable Eats Shoots and Leaves this book basically consists of lists of grammatical errors, confusing English words and slang from various parts of the English speaking world George W Bush gets an entire page for his grammatical errors and there are some other American politicians that are very heavily featured but the book is obviously written by a Brit and Brits always feel that Americans are the biggest basterdizers of the English language Not that any of the errors are simply interpretation thing, they are really really wrong Sub titled Crap English and How to Use It, this consists of lists of bad grammar, puns, metaphors and so on Some of them are quite amusing, some are cringe worthy take a bow Dan Quayle, George Bush, Murray Walker , and some just made me wince as I realised I ve been guilty of using them in the past. [ Book ] ☩ Eats, Shites and Leaves ♛ Eats, Shites and Leaves is a celebration of all things shite about the misuse of English, highlighting the prevalence of absent apostrophes, ghastly grammar, suspect sentences, rambling repetitiveness, commentators claptrap, tortuous tautologies, insane instructions, and quirky quotations in society today 43 books 2010This is presented as a parody of Eats Shoots and Leaves but does not quite meet this expectation But that s ok I am a dork, and love grammar books, and this one tells you all about crap English and it s many uses, including various slang for different English speaking countries I love it, because it makes fun of bad grammar AND the various crazy but correct rules in English 43 books 2010This is presented as a parody of Eats Shoots and Leaves but does not quite meet this expectation But that s ok I am a dork, and love grammar books, and this one tells you all about crap English and it s many uses, including various slang for different English speaking countries I love it, because it makes fun of bad grammar AND the various crazy but correct rules in English I read this before reading Eats, Shoots, and Leaves, and I have to admit, it s brilliant The English language is too fluid in order to keep to such rigid language constructs as educators would have us The language needs to be flexible in order to be the beautiful, poetic language it can be Just look at Shakespeare he made the English language something to be proud of by tossing aside many of the rules of the day. An ultimately forgettable but nonetheless amusing book about dumb grammar rules, frequently misspelled words, and how messed up the English language actually is It is comprised of short lists and passages rather than full chapters, so it makes for perfect bathroom reading Don t expect to laugh out loud, but it got a few chuckles out of me here and there I personally would have enjoyed it better if it cited sources, but that s just the nerd in me. Oh, this is going to be fun Parody of Eats, Shoots Just finished reading Hilarious The most I have ever laughed out loud while reading Truly entertaining for teachers grammarians Oh, this is going to be fun Parody of Eats, Shoots Leaves, a grammar book I know many of you out there are familiar with Well, the many of you who are grammar nerds like me Just finished reading Hilarious The most I have ever laughed out loud while reading Truly entertaining for teachers grammarians Has some interesting examples of linguistic phenomena and plays with English quite a bit It came in very handy for the grammar workshop I gave, and wasentertaining than the book it s titled after Eats, Shoots, and Leaves, but only read it if you re a hard core linguistic nut like me P Has some interesting examples of linguistic phenomena and plays with English quite a bit It came in very handy for the grammar workshop I gave, and wasentertaining than the book it s titled after Eats, Shoots, and Leaves, but only read it if you re a hard core linguistic nut like me P