By Joanne Kimes

ISBN-10: 159337626X

ISBN-13: 9781593376260

Do you be afflicted by grammar-phobia because... you are so used to IMing, you have forgotten the best way to write a standard sentence. :-) you might have all started considering in rap lyrics. The final time you gave a record, your handouts received you laughed out of the room. With Grammar Sucks, you could positioned your phobia to leisure. Why else may still you retain your grammar abilities sharp? Why, wisdom of grammar may also help you: pass after that giant advertising with aptitude Win at board video games Write a love letter that'll truly assist you get the woman (or man) provide an eloquent toast on the subsequent Friars' membership roast Following within the culture of Joanne Kimes's signature "let's simply shut our eyes and get via this jointly" humor, besides Gary Robert Muschla's light grammar method, Grammar Sucks is for everybody who hates the foundations yet desires to keep on with them besides. it is the subsequent top factor to studying them via osmosis!

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I know that I use a lot of fragments but I see it as an outlet for my creativity. ” —Gary Using the examples already noted, it’s quite easy: Michael Jackson’s nose can double as a coat hook and a deli slicer. When Mike Brady wasn’t looking, Alice would make goo-goo eyes at him. Avoiding and fixing fragments isn’t hard. All it takes is a little concentration. And the reward for your effort is significant, because people will figure you know your grammar, or at least you know enough not to speak or write in fragments.

And they’d rather view their martini glass as half full rather than half empty. But in the real world of grammar, it’s the negative word that can make a positive statement negative. That might sound confusing, especially if you’ve just indulged in a martini, so I’ll explain in further detail. Here are some of the most common negative words: neither none nowhere never no one barely no not (n’t) hardly nobody nothing scarcely One negative word is sufficient to make an affirmative statement negative.

Or did 36 grammar sucks it suddenly become clear why two separate families can join together so easily without any of the kids ever saying, “You can’t make me! ”? The examples are clear: Fragments are not sentences. So, why do people speak in fragments? Sometimes people speak and write the way they think. And since a lot of us grew up watching way too many MTV videos, we tend to think in short chunks of information, and we express our thoughts as fragments. Of course, sometimes it’s plain old laziness.

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