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Anguished English - Richard Lederer
Anguished English
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ISBN: 9780860517580 (0860517586)
Edition language: English
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Jess
Jess rated it
I was a teenager living at home when I read this book for the first time. My mother expressed concern at all the howling noises she'd been hearing from my room since she got home. I tried to explain to her, but was laughing too hard to speak, tears streaming down my face. I finally handed her the bo...
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it
4.0
Still very funny and worth reading, but the contents of this book have been quoted, excerpted, and stolen so many times that you have probably read the best bits many time before.
Defenestraethe
Defenestraethe rated it
Had there been an internet as there is now, Lederer would have started a blog of these examples of student's mangling of the language. Then he would have gotten the book contract. I love me some examples of people being stupid.
Melody Murray's Books
Melody Murray's Books rated it
4.0 Anguished English: An Anthology of Accidental Assaults upon Our Language
Hilarious, and what's more, consistently hilarious. My high school English teacher and I bonded over this book.
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