The plain guide to the clear presentation of written language: punctuation is the 'nuts and bolts' of the English language, and here is the ideal everyday companion.
Punctuation has been described as 'a courtesy designed to help readers understand a story without stumbling'.
Included in this essential guide are: - 'Ten Golden Rules of Punctuation' by a Victorian schoolmistress - how to deal with capitalization, full stops and commas - mastery of colons, parentheses, dashes, hyphens, questions, exclamations and apostrophes - the ultimate punctuation test - witty cartoons by Hunt Emerson
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 05/02/2009
- Category: Writing & editing guides
- ISBN: 9780007288069