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11 edition of Anguished English (revised) found in the catalog.

Anguished English (revised)

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Wyrick & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humour collections & anthologies,
  • Satire And Humor,
  • Humor,
  • General,
  • Humor / General,
  • Form - Anecdotes,
  • English language,
  • Errors of usage

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8442439M
    ISBN 100941711811
    ISBN 109780941711814

    Anguished English: An Anthology of Accidental Assaults upon Our Language by Rich. $ Free shipping. Anguished English: An Anthology of Accidental A by Lederer, Richard Paperback Very Good: A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if Seller Rating: % positive.


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The first edition Anguished English book the novel was published inand was written by Richard Lederer. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this humor, non fiction story are,/5. Anguished English, as the title suggests, is a compendium of blunders, bloopers, and mistranslations guaranteed to split your sides. The book is divided into a number of chapters; the first few deal with "Schoolishness," that being the bloopers of students.

A group of my friends have long cherished some of the gems from this section/5. Anguished English is the funniest book I have ever read.”—Sidney Sheldon Anguished English is the impossibly funny anthology of accidental assaults upon our language.

From bloopers and blunders to Signs of the Times to Mixed Up Metaphors from Two-Headed Headlines to Mangling Modifiers, here is an outrageous treasury of assaults upon /5(20). Anguished English is the impossibly funny anthology of accidental assaults upon our common language.

From bloopers and blunders to Signs of the Times to Mixed-Up Metaphors from Two-Headed Headlines to Mangling Modifiers it's a collection that will Brand: Smith, Gibbs Publisher.

Richard Lederer is the author of more than 35 books about language, history, and humor, including his best-selling Anguished English series and his current book, The Gift of Age.

He has been profiled in magazines as diverse as The New Yorker, People, and the National Enquirer and frequently appears on radio as a commentator on language/5. Anguished English is the funniest book I have ever read. Sidney Sheldon. Anguished English is filled with accidental misuses of language that will delight and entertain you.

This book has all the student bloopers, dangling modifiers, misread headlines, and malapropisms imaginable. It /5(44). About Anguished English “Richard Lederer is the true king of language comedy. Anguished English is the funniest book I have ever read.”—Sidney Sheldon Anguished English is the impossibly funny anthology of accidental assaults upon our language.

From bloopers and blunders to Signs of the Times to Mixed Up Metaphors from Two-Headed Headlines to Mangling Modifiers, here is an.

Anguished English is the impossibly funny anthology of accidental assaults upon our language. From bloopers and blunders to Signs of the Times to Mixed Up Metaphors from Two-Headed Headlines to Mangling Modifiers, here is an outrageous treasury of assaults upon our common language that will leave you roaring with delight and laughter.

Anguished English is the funniest book I have ever read."—Sidney Sheldon Anguished English is the impossibly funny anthology of accidental assaults upon our language. From bloopers and blunders to Signs of the Times to Mixed Up Metaphors from Two-Headed Headlines to Mangling Modifiers, here is an outrageous treasury of assaults upon our Format: Paperback.

Every year, English teachers from across the USA can submit their collections of actual analogies and metaphors found in high school essays.

These excerpts are published each year to the amusement of teachers across the country. Here are last year's winners.

The Revenge of Anguished English Super Duper Bloopers, Botches, and Blunders (Book): Lederer, Richard: Fourth in the Anguished English series, this updated collection of verbal bloopers will have word nerds in stitches.

Pulling together a hilarious array of unfortunate typos, misplaced modifiers, malapropisms, and unintended double-entendres, the grammatical gaffes of the innocent, the. Anguished English is the impossibly funny anthology of accidental assaults upon our common language.

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Richard Lederer. Richard Lederer is the author of more than two dozen books on language and literature, including the bestselling "Anguished English" series, and most recently, Sleeping Dogs Don't speaks throughout the country and is a language commentator on National Public Radio.

He co-hosts the weekly show "A Way with Words" on KPBS in San Diego, California, where he lives with his. Anguished English is the funniest book I have ever read." --Sidney Sheldon.

Anguished English is filled with accidental misuses of language that will delight and entertain you. This book has all the student bloopers, dangling modifiers, misread headlines, and malapropisms imaginable.

It's a must-have for word lovers everywhere/5(53). For years wordsmith and punster Richard Lederer has charmed and delighted fans with his bestselling "Anguished English" series. In his funniest book yet, readers will again cherish the author's latest chronicle of the goofs and gaffes and fluffs and flubs of our anguished language.

This is my favorite essay on the eccentricities of the English language. The author is Richard Lederer, who wrote Anguished English, Crazy English, Get Thee to a Punnery and other delightful books about Let’s face it.

English is a crazy language. There is no egg in eggplant, nor ham in hamburger, neither apple nor pine in pineapple. Anguished English - Ebook written by Richard Lederer.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Anguished English/5(13). The Revenge of Anguished English: More Accidental Assaults Upon Our Language Richard Lederer, Author, Jim McLean, Illustrator St.

Martin's Press $ (p) ISBN More By and. Fans of Richard Lederer's Anguished English series will cherish this newest installment of the author's latest chronicle of the gifts and gaffes of our oddball language.

From headlines to menus, student papers to politicians' speeches, every embarrassing example is true-and wonderfully funny. "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title/5(). Anguished English is the impossibly funny anthology of accidental assaults upon our common language.

From bloopers and blunders to Signs of the Times to Mixed-Up Metaphors from Two-Headed Headlines to Mangling Modifiers it's a collection that will leave you roaring with delight and laughter.; 4/5(14).

After graduation, he taught English and media at St. Paul's School, in Concord, N.H., for 27 years. Upon earning his Ph.D. in English and Linguistics from the University of New Hampshire, he decided to pursue a career writing books on the English language.

His first book, Anguished English, was a popular success and launched his career.4/5(9). Hilarious illustrations by Jim McLean make The Bride of Anguished English the perfect book for anyone who loves English with all its blunders and bloopers and quips and quirks. The Revenge of Anguished English.

Richard Lederer — Humor. More Accidental Assaults Upon Our Language. Author. Anguished English is the funniest book I have ever read.”—Sidney Sheldon Anguished English is the impossibly funny anthology of accidental assaults upon our language. From bloopers and blunders to Signs of the Times to Mixed Up Metaphors from Two-Headed Headlines to Mangling Modifiers, here is an outrageous treasury of assaults upon /5(K).

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Just a month ago English teachers across the country finished correcting final themes and many will sent additional examples to Richard Lederer to add to hiscollection of fractured language.

Anguished English. [Richard Lederer] -- From student essays to newspaper headlines, here is a fabulous collection of linguistic goofs and mixed-up metaphors that have done everything from rewriting history to announcing the ability of a.

Praise "More Anguished English proves once and for all the Richard Lederer is the illegitimate offspring of H.L. Mencken and Dave Barry. Just as I always suspected, More Anguished English made me laugh so hard I cried on my pants." – Lewis Frumkes, author of Metapunctuation. "More pleasure than a Mae West movie.

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Free shipping for many products. As a compendium of humorous ways that people misuse the English language, "Anguished English" is comprehensive, if not superb. Lederer treats various categories of language errors. Rightly subtitled ‘An anthology of accidental assaults upon our language ’, Anguished English is Richard Lederer’s collection of anecdotes and one liners from various facets of life.

Wear old clothes while you read this book or even the excerpts in this. Jun 8, - Explore shachman's board ""Anguished English"" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Just for laughs, Grammar humor and Humor pins. Richard Lederer is the author of more than 35 books about language, history, and humor, including his best-selling Anguished English series.

He is founding cohost of A Way with Words on public radio and his syndicated column, Looking at Language, appears in newspapers and magazines throughout the United States%(). Anguished English is the impossibly funny anthology of accidental assaults upon our common language. From bloopers and blunders to Signs of the Times to Mixed-Up Metaphors from Two-Headed Headlines to Mangling Modifiers it's a collection that will 5/5.

I first picked up a copy of Anguished English at a used book store 6 or 7 years ago. I was in a particularly foul mood that day. I went home and sat down to start perusing the book. In less than 30 seconds, I was laughing. I read the whole book in an hour or so, laughing myself to tears and stomach pains many times/5().

Buy Anguished English: An Anthology of Accidental Assaults Upon Our Language Reprint by Lederer, Richard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(93). Anguished English: an anthology of accidental assaults upon our language by Lederer, Richard; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Errors of usage, Humor, English language.

Richard Lederer. Richard Lederer is the author of more than two dozen books on language, including the bestselling Anguished English series, and most recently, Sleeping Dogs Don't co-hosts a weekly radio program on NPR in San Diego, and speaks throughout the Author: Richard Lederer.

Richard Lederer (born ) is an American author, speaker, and teacher. He is best known for his books on the English language and on word play such as puns, oxymorons, and anagrams. He has been dubbed "the Wizard of Idiom," "Attila the Pun," and "Conan the Grammarian." His weekly column, "Lederer on Language," appears in the San Diego.For Anguished English, my first language book for the larger public, I pasted together the following history of the world from genuine, authentic, certifiable, and unretouched student bloopers collected by teachers around the globe, from eighth grade through college level.

Read carefully, and you will learn a lot.Get this from a library! Anguished English: an anthology of accidental assaults upon our language. [Richard Lederer] -- A collection of humorous language bloopers including misspelled words, bungled translations, mangled modifiers, and much more.