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Songs of Love and Grammar Paperback – May 29 2012

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  • Paperback: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Lulu.com (May 29 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1105617335
  • ISBN-13: 978-1105617331
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 0.7 x 22.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 222 g
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Amazon.com: HASH(0xa04180c0) out of 5 stars 3 reviews
9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa01a2888) out of 5 stars Fifty Shades of -- Grammar! July 14 2012
By Wordlover - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
If you're a lover of language who's also fond of wit, humour, puns, and really clever rhymes, you'll love this book. Where else will you find an ode to the parenthesis, or a poem titled "Everyone's a diacritic"?! (Oh, and that reminds me: there's another about the interrobang.)

Some of the poems are decidedly naughty (but never crude), and that just makes them all the more fun. One called "Ready, hot and bothered" is actually about comma use, and "Sweet lies, sweet lays" is about -- you guessed it, the confusion around the use of "lie" vs "lay" and other similar pairs. For readers who might not be grammar mavens, Harbeck adds helpful explications at the end of each poem.

Grammar in school would have been way more fun if this had been the textbook!
8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa0c256f0) out of 5 stars Amusing and Instructive Oct. 11 2012
By R. Franklin Carter - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
On June 25, 2012, the Toronto branch of the Editors' Association of Canada held its annual summer party on the second floor of the Bedford Academy. James Harbeck was the first person to greet me as I stepped into the bar, and he seized the opportunity to sell me a copy of his new book. Later, I took the book home, read it and laughed out loud. So, yeah, I'm recommending a book that was written by a colleague and a friend. But trust me. It really is amusing and instructive. You'll never find another book quite like it.
By CJB - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I bought this as a gift for an English teacher and skimmed through it before I wrapped it. It's not something I would buy for myself, but I think my friend liked it. They were somewhat humorous short poems in kind of a repetitive style. Some taught grammar and usage rules.

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