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The Book of Spells and Misspells (Second Edition)


The funny book about spelling
English spelling is a mine of curiosities waiting to be detonated, including:
• The infernal regions of spelling demons
• Spelling with your thumbs
• How people want to spell
• The def and dumb alfabet
• The Psych of Pspelling
• Gorgeous spellings
• Pun and Games
• Spelling and Global Culture
• Personalise your spelling
• The wilder shores of spelling
There is a Sealed Sexion ... and suggestions for a solution
Dr. Valerie Yule, a scholarly Australian authority on spelling. takes her expertise lightly. She has a mind loaded with information about present & past spelling of the English language, from text messaging all the way back, so the reader learns a lot. But beyond that, book provides a unique view, accurate but mischievous. It is loaded with funny trivia about spelling. Those who speak or teach on educational subjects should keep it in their reference library as an unfailing supply of humorous remarks, limericks, anecdotes & snide observations, by past and present writers, about the way our language is written. Those who have enjoyed Eats, Shoots and Leaves, or Vivian Cook's Broccoli in the Cemetery, will also enjoy The Book of Spells and Misspells.

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