The Elephants of Style : A Trunkload of Tips on the Big Issues and Gray Areas of Contemporary American English

The Elephants of Style : A Trunkload of Tips on the Big Issues and Gray Areas of Contemporary American English

Bill Walsh


suggestion on reliable writing from everybody's favourite editorial curmudgeon

Persnickety, cantankerous, opinionated, exciting, hilarious, wise...these are many of the adjectives reviewers used to explain good-writing maven invoice Walsh's prior publication, Lapsing right into a Comma. Now, picking out up the place he left off in Lapsing, Walsh addresses the dozen or so greatest concerns that each author or editor needs to grasp. He additionally deals a trunkload of excellent suggestion at the many little issues that upload as much as sturdy writing. that includes the entire components that made Lapsing such a enjoyable learn, together with Walsh's trademark acerbic wit and interesting digressions on language and its discontents, The Elephants of favor provides:

  • Tips on the way to tame the "elephants of style"--the most crucial, often burdened parts of fine writing
  • More of Walsh's renowned "Curmudgeon's Stylebook"--includes entries resembling Snarky Specificity, Metaphors, close to and much, really is the hot Like, and different makes use of and misuses of language
  • Expert recommendation for writers and editors on the way to interact for top effects

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The Elephants of Style : A Trunkload of Tips on the Big Issues and Gray Areas of Contemporary American English