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
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 01/02/2009
- Category: Writing & editing guides
- ISBN: 9780007288069