Tag Archives: Lynne Truss

Eats, Shites and Leaves

As I see it, being parodied is a pretty reliable barometer of success. For an up-to-the-minute example, we need look no further than Psy and the 33,000+ parodies his Gangnam Style song/video has spawned. When Weird Al Yankovic hitched his … Continue reading

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My Truss-ted guide

Lynne Truss achieved the impossible: a bestselling book on punctuation. Nobody was more surprised by the success of her 2003 book Eats, Shoots & Leaves than Truss herself, who had hoped the slim volume would appeal to “the minority of … Continue reading

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