By William Safire
How to not Write is a wickedly witty publication approximately grammar, utilization, and magnificence. William Safire, the writer of the New York Times journal column "On Language," houses in at the "essential misrules of grammar," these errors that decision realization to the key ideas and laws of writing. He tells you the proper option to write after which tells you whilst it's all correct to damage the foundations. during this lighthearted consultant, he chooses the commonest and confusing issues of writers new and previous. every one mini-chapter starts off via pointing out a misrule like "Don't use Capital letters with no solid REASON." Safire then follows up with strong and wonderful recommendation on language, grammar, and lifestyles. He covers an enormous territory from capitalization, break up infinitives (it seems you could break up one if performed meaningfully), run-on sentences, and semi-colons to contractions, the double destructive, dangling participles, or even onomatopoeia. initially released below the identify Fumblerules.
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