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Mind the Gaffe: The Penguin Guide to Common Errors in English (Penguin Reference Books) Hardcover – 2 Aug 2001

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  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin; First Edition edition (2 Aug. 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0140292373
  • ISBN-13: 978-0140292374
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 2.1 x 20.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 16 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,287,462 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'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 --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

About the Author

Professor Trask has taught in the School of Cognitive and Computing Science at the University of Sussex since 1988. He is the author of many books on language and lingusitics including THE PENGUIN GUIDE TO PUNCTUATION and THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH GRAMMAR.


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