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Bill Walsh does a great service to the English language by building a potent barricade in the war against imprecision, obfuscation and outright misuse. Read morePublished on March 15 2004 by Amazon Customer
I thought I knew English grammar inside and out until my father-in-law got me this book. Not only have I learned many new things about grammar and good writing, but I've been... Read morePublished on Nov. 30 2003 by Robert G
Walsh makes many fine points about style in writing, particularly writing for a newspaper. But his smartypants humor wears thin very quickly. Read morePublished on Feb. 3 2003 by J Scott Morrison
'Lapsing Into a Comma' is one of the best grammar books on the market today. You can almost hear the sarcasm in his voice as he talks about people with annoying grammar habits! Read morePublished on Nov. 2 2002
I just ordered this book. I recently heard about it at the author's website and had to have it.
It was money well spent. Read more
I've bought a lot of grammar books; generally, they help me get to sleep. Walsh had me laughing out loud at 2:00 a.m. - not with contrived examples, but with terrible truths. Read morePublished on May 30 2002 by Karen Bledsoe
Bill Walsh is the copy desk chief (business desk) for the "Washington Post." He explains his background in journalism and refers, at times, to the AP style. Read morePublished on March 7 2002 by Jeffrey Leeper
It's refreshing to see a style guide that doesn't take itself so seriously! Bill Walsh gives witty, clever, and most importantly, CLEAR guidance on how to communicate effectively. Read morePublished on Dec 26 2001 by "schmoopy13"