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GRAMMAR. SNOBS. Are. Great Big. MEANIES. June Casagrande. A Guide to Language for Fun and Spite. Penguin Books. Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies has ratings and reviews. Riku said: For Whom the Snob TrollsGrammar snobs who like to bully people have. Here’s some good news for everyone who’s ever been bullied into believing they can’t speak their own language: The grammar snobs are.

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Will read it again, and reference the book when I need clarity.

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And if we retreat now, the meanies win. I found this book enjoyable but at times tedious. I could quote this book like mad — and, let’s face it, I have and will continue to do so. Or at least, how devilishly tricky it can be. It also proves my oft stated comment, “English is the language from Hell. While I did appreciate the bottom-line messages of her book trust yourself, and a lot of the time there is no single right answershe didn’t really provide a lot of learning or demonstrate any particular knowledge.

I’m so certain the people who read this book will enjoy it that I recommend it to everyone who writes anything. More, what you ma Grammar nazis, snobs, meanies- call them whatever you like- June Casagrande made sure to paint a picture of a bunch of conservative people with probably broomsticks stuck up their asses. It was only partly true.

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Inserting humor into the rules of grammar was a stroke of genius. It’s easy to look something up, to find out what all those others will say, and maybe get a chuckle in the process. Grammar Snobs is probably the funniest grammar book available. I found myself biy with the author on just one specific point: If they tell you otherwise, they’re bluffing.

Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies: A Guide to Language for Fun and Spite by June Casagrande

Feb 11, Sue Smith rated it it was amazing Shelves: I would recommend this book to anyone meanirs the three groups mentioned above. Perhaps all of this makes me a grammar snob or a grammar-snob wannabe, arr then so be it. I can now state with certainty that my 12th grade English teacher, Mrs. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Grammar nazis, snobs, meanies- call them whatever you like- June Casagrande made sure to paint a picture of a bunch of conservative people with probably broomsticks stuck up their asses.

She is funny though, after a while, the “outsider” shtick gets a little old. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. You know the type I thought that the title was tongue-in-cheek and that this would be directed at grammar snobs like me.

Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies : A Guide To Language For Fun & Spite

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Please review your cart. This review is a repeat of a previous review with Casagrande’s name substituted for the author of the original work. I came away from reading this book unenlightened. I will be referring back to this little book often. Author June Casagrande covers pronoun agreement, commas, and lots of common errors. For instance, which of the following is correct: There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

Mar 02, Collyn rated it did not like it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Audiobook Details Tantor Media, Inc.

Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies: A Guide to Language for Fun and Spite

The book is rather snarky but has moments of being very funny. In addition to being highly entertaining, there is some seriously useful info in here to be used as a standard reference guide. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

June Casagrande is my personal deity.