'Intelligent, reliable and lively ... this book is great' -- The Guardian, August 10th, 2002
'It is good to see there is someone out there hunting down...serial abusers of English' -- The Guardian, August 10th, 2002
'The book produces satisfied murmurs of content and cries of ''Tell it like it is, baby'' ' -- The Guardian, August 10th, 2002
About the Author
Larry Trask is the author of such well-received books as The Penguin Guide to Punctuation and The Penguin Dictionary of English Grammar. He was born in western New York State in 1944 and came to England in 1970. He now teaches at the School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences at the University of Sussex.