Anguished English : an anthology of accidental assaults upon our language /

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Author / Creator:Lederer, Richard, 1938-
Imprint:Charleston : Wyrick, c1987.
Description:viii, 117 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Subject:English language -- Errors of usage -- Humor.
English language -- Errors of usage.
Humor.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/897137
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ISBN:094171103X : $11.95
0941711048 (pbk.)
Notes:"An Ampthill book."
committed to retain 20170930 20421213 HathiTrust
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • I. Schoolishness
  • Student Bloopers Win Pullet Surprises
  • The World According to Student Bloopers
  • Excuses, Excuses
  • II. The Blunderful World of Bloopers
  • Disorder in the Court!
  • Accidental Bloopers
  • Wholly Holy Bloopers
  • It's an Ad, Ad, Ad, Ad, World
  • Signs of the Times
  • Welfare Bloopers Fare Well
  • Stop the Presses!
  • Two-Headed Headlines
  • III. Inspired Gibberish
  • Modern Day Malapropisms
  • Mixed-Up Metaphors
  • An Irish Bull is Always Pregnant
  • Goldwynisms and Berraisms
  • Lost In Translation
  • IV. Grammer Gaffes
  • Mangling Modifers
  • References Wanted
  • Laffing at Mispellings
  • Howta Reckanize American Slurvian