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Egregious English

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Egregious English by T. W. H. Crosland is a fascinating and humorous exploration of the English language and its many quirks and idiosyncrasies. The author delves into various aspects of the language, from grammar to spelling to regional dialects, and provides entertaining examples and anecdotes to illustrate his points.

Crosland's writing style is engaging and lively, making the sometimes dry subject of language usage surprisingly entertaining. He has a keen eye for the absurdities and inconsistencies of English, and his witty observations will appeal to anyone with an interest in language and linguistics.

One of the highlights of the book is Crosland's exploration of the origins of English words and phrases, shedding light on the fascinating history of the language. He also provides practical tips for improving one's own writing and communication skills, making this book both informative and useful.

Overall, Egregious English is a delightful read that will entertain and educate readers of all levels of language proficiency. Crosland's passion for the English language shines through on every page, making this book a must-read for anyone who appreciates the beauty and complexity of our mother tongue.

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This 1903 book is a tongue-in-cheek send-up of English people and subjects. Within the humor , the listener may be surprised by some diamond-hard observations. The listener is also alerted to some attitudes of a different time that would not be acceptable in today's polite discourse. Here writing as “Angus McNeil”, a Scotsman, Crosland was a British author, poet, and journalist .

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