My Grammar and I (Or Should That Be 'Me'?)

My Grammar and I (Or Should That Be 'Me'?) : Old-School Ways to Sharpen Your English

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'Will do for grammar what Eats Shoots and Leaves did for punctuation' - The Times

A runaway hit and Sunday Times bestseller in 2008, My Grammar and I has continued to grow in popularity, becoming the go-to guide for grammar.

My Grammar and I offers amusing examples of awful grammar, while steering you in the direction of grammatical greatness. Taking you on a tour of the English language through the minefield of rules and conditions that can catch you out, from dangling modifiers to split infinitives, it highlights the common pitfalls that every English language user faces on a day to day basis.

Refreshing everything you should have learnt at school and more, My Grammar and I is informative yet entertaining: a must-have reference guide for any English language enthusiast.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 11mm | 158.76g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1843176572
  • 9781843176572
  • 9,580

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will do for grammar what Eats Shoots and Leaves did for punctuation * The Times * Beautifully produced... a lot of fun * Tribune * If you belong to the generation who missed out on being taught grammar at school then out this book on top of your Christmas wish list. If you were taught, then put it on your wish list. Everyone should have this book, in fact... a great stocking filler for total grammar novices and experts alike * The Northern Echo * Sensible and concise... shows you how to make our wonderful, fluid language work for you rather than against you * The Good Book Guide * This book would be the perfect Christmas gift for anyone who is genuinely interested in why we write the way in which we do, or who likes doing what's right and proper * The Basingstoke Gazette * A useful book for anyone with an interest in the English language and an excellent stocking filler * The Wolverhampton Chronicle * A useable refresher... pedants will also find answers to those evergreen contentious teasers * The Bournemouth Daily Echo * It's a little gem that takes you on a tour of the English language * Knutsford Guardian *
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About Caroline Taggart

J. A. Wines (Author)
Jacquie Wines is a writer, compiler and editor. She has written several titles for Michael O'Mara Books including, with co-author Caroline Taggart, the best-selling My Grammar and I (or should that be 'Me'?).

Caroline Taggart (Author)
Caroline Taggart worked in publishing as an editor of popular non-fiction for thirty years before being asked by Michael O'Mara Books to write I Used to Know That, which became a Sunday Times bestseller. Following that she was co-author of My Grammar and I (or should that be 'Me'?), and wrote a number of other books about words and English usage. She has appeared frequently on television and on national and regional radio, talking about language, grammar and whether or not Druids Cross should have an apostrophe.

Her website is and you can follow her on Twitter @citaggart.
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