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Eats, Shoots & Leaves: Why, Commas Really Do Make a Difference!

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Eats, Shoots & Leaves: Why, Commas Really Do Make a Difference! - Truss, Lynne
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Punctuation play is at its finest in this New York Times #1 bestseller! Illuminating the comical confusion the lowly comma can cause, this new edition of Eats, Shoots & Leaves uses lively, subversive illustrations to show how misplacing or leaving out a comma can change the meaning of a sentence completely. You might want to eat a huge hot dog, but a huge, hot dog would run away pretty quickly if you tried to take a bite out of him. And a sign saying Eat here and get gas would hint at a very different odor than Eat ...

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Eats, Shoots & Leaves: Why, Commas Really Do Make a Difference! 2006, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780399244919

Hardcover