.
book book
Home awards catalogs newsletter calendar resources exam about
.



Search the Site
.


Enter keywords, ISBN, author, or book title

 
.
Search the Site

Art
Art
College Planning
Education and Teaching
Language and Literature
Foriegn Language Instruction
Performing Arts
Reference
Science and Mathematics
Social Studies
Test Prep
Writer's Workshop

Search the Site
.


Sign-up for the High School Newsletter:
   

.
Search the Site

. author profiles

Patricia T. O'Conner

Patricia T. O’Conner, a former editor at The New York Times Book Review, has written four books on language and writing–the bestselling Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe’s Guide to Better English in Plain English; Words Fail Me: What Everyone Who Writes Should Know About Writing; Woe Is I Jr.: The Younger Grammarphobe’s Guide to Better English in Plain English; and You Send Me: Getting It Right When You Write Online.

. Patricia T. O'Conner
Enlarge View

Photo © Dan Jacob



author bookshelf SORT BY: on AUTHOR | off TITLE | off PUB DATE
dots





Origins of the Specious
Written by Patricia T. O'Conner and Stewart Kellerman
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | August 2010
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7810-0 (0-8129-7810-2)

Do you cringe when a talking head pronounces “niche” as NITCH? Do you get bent out of shape when your teenager begins a sentence with “and”? Do you think British spellings are more “civilised” than the American versions? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you’re myth-informed. 

    In Origins... Read more





.
.
.
.
.
.