Download Audiobook Rebel with a Clause: Tales and Tips from a Roving Grammarian by Ellen Jovin in English

Rebel with a Clause: Tales and Tips from a Roving Grammarian


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For followers of Mary Norris and Benjamin Dreyer, an unconventional information to the English language drawn from the cross-country adventures of an itinerant grammarian. When Ellen Jovin first walked outdoors her Manhattan condominium and arrange a folding desk with an indication studying “Grammar Desk”, it took about 30 seconds to get her first customer. Everybody had a query for her. Grammar Desk was such successful—attracting the eye of the New York Occasions, NPR, and CBS Nationwide Information—that Ellen quickly hit the highway, touring throughout the US to reply questions from college students, retired editors, bickering {couples}, and anybody else who makes use of phrases on this world.In Insurgent with a Clause, she tackles what’s most on folks’s minds, grammatically talking—from the Oxford comma to belongings you had been by no means advised about dictionaries, the ubiquity of like, widespread errors in on-line relationship profiles, the probably lifespan of whom, semicolonphobia, and far, far more!Punctuated with linguistic debates from tiny cities to sprawling state capitals, this can be a treasure trove for anybody wishing to shore up their prose or enjoyment of our age-old and common fascination with language.PLEASE NOTE: While you buy this title, the accompanying PDF shall be accessible in your Audible Library together with the audio.