The Book of 'Unnecessary' Quotation Marks

A Celebration of Creative Punctuation
Product Number: EB00045491
Released: Jun 01, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781452103365
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
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Description

From the sarcastic to the suggestive, here are quotation marks as we love them best, doing horrible damage to the English language. Who wouldn't have second thoughts about ordering the "hamburger" on the diner's menu? Would it be best to skip the "blowout" sale at the department store? What hidden price must be paid for something marked "free"? Assembled by the creator of the wildly popular "Blog" of "Unnecessary" Quotation Marks, this book surveys the havoc wreaked by quotation marks on signs, menus, placards, and posters that leave reality upended by supposed "facts." This smarty-pants guide is "perfect" for desperate grammarians, habitual air quoters, and anyone who appreciates a good laugh.

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Author(s): Bethany Keeley
Original Publish Date: Jun 01, 2012

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