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Great Typo Hunt, The: Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time - Jeff Deck, Benjamin D. Herson
Great Typo Hunt, The: Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781299150881 (1299150888)
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group (NY)
Edition language: English
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Surrounded by Books
Surrounded by Books rated it
1.0 The Great Typo Hunt: Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time
I really wanted to like this book, based on the premise. Two friends on road trip, correcting all the misspellings on signs and menus. Combining grammar with a buddy movie! Sure!But the book itself needed an editor for the sheer weight of the unnecessary adjectives and pretentious prose. I'm willing...
Osho
Osho rated it
An amusing cross-country sojourn to correct typos, including prosecution for unwittingly desecrating an historical sign. The tone wears on one in places, but I can't fault their intentions, and do admire their discussions of descriptive versus prescriptive linguistics.The first major typo I remember...
Books: A true story
Books: A true story rated it
4.0 The Great Typo Hunt: Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time
I loved the writing style and the deeper things he found on the journey. It was funny, too.This book is also reviewed on my blog Books: A true story
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