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The Resource Wretched writing : a compendium of crimes against the English language, Kathryn Petras and Ross Petras

Wretched writing : a compendium of crimes against the English language, Kathryn Petras and Ross Petras

Label
Wretched writing : a compendium of crimes against the English language
Title
Wretched writing
Title remainder
a compendium of crimes against the English language
Statement of responsibility
Kathryn Petras and Ross Petras
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Wretched writing is the lowest of the low; it is a felonious assault on the English language. Exuberantly excessive, it is a sin committed often by amateurs and all-too-frequently by gifted writers having an off day. In short, it's very bad writing. Truly bad. Appallingly bad. It's also very funny. A celebration of the worst writing imaginable, Wretched Writing includes inadvertently filthy book titles, ridiculously overwrought passages from novels, bombastic and confusing speeches, moronic oxymorons, hyperactive hyperbole, horribly inappropriate imagery in ostensibly hot sex scenes, mangled cliche muddled metaphors, and unintended double entendres. Sit back and enjoy these deliciously dreadful samples, and try not to cringe too much"--
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Petras, Kathryn
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Petras, Ross
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  • Authorship
  • English language
  • English language
  • Style, Literary
  • Clichés
Label
Wretched writing : a compendium of crimes against the English language, Kathryn Petras and Ross Petras
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 214 p.
Isbn
9780399159244
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013009307
System control number
  • (OCoLC)796756352
  • (OCoLC)ocn796756352
  • 604140
Label
Wretched writing : a compendium of crimes against the English language, Kathryn Petras and Ross Petras
Publication
Note
Includes index
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 214 p.
Isbn
9780399159244
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013009307
System control number
  • (OCoLC)796756352
  • (OCoLC)ocn796756352
  • 604140

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