Things that make us (sic) : the Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar takes on Madison Avenue, Hollywood, the White House, and the world / Martha Brockenbrough
Nonfiction | St. Martin's Press | 2008 | 1st ed.
Available at Adult Nonfiction (Call number: 428 B)
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2008.
xiii, 256 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Grammar for spammers & pop stars -- Vizzinis, evil twins & vampires -- You put a spell on me -- Vulgar Latin & Latin lovers -- $%&*#$ punctuation -- No, you can't has cheezburger? The parts of speech and how sentences form -- Things that make us tense -- Cliches - why Shakespeare is a pox upon us -- The enemy within-flab, jargon & the people in your office -- Rules that never were, are no more & should be broken -- Bonus material : clip'n'send letters from SPOGG.
Things that make us sick