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Nitty Gritty Grammar
by Judith P. Josephson
& Edith H. Fine

Ten Speed Press

Close to 100,000 of these grammar guides sold

Not-So Serious Guide to Clear Communication Now in its eighth printing, this grammar guide (102 pages) helps students and adults gain confidence in the basics. Age level-10 to 110!

  • Open pages
  • Clear explanations
  • Ticker tape highlighting common bloopers
  • Syndicated cartoons
  • Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down/Why?
  • Lighthearted examples

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Nonfiction Winner, San Diego Book Awards


"must-read for the grammatically challenged executive."

— Stewart Pinkerton,
Former Assistant Managing Editor,
Forbes Magazine

"Wow! A grammar book that is anything but dull and boring. Rather, Nitty-Gritty Grammar is a delightful review of how our marvelous English language actually works."

— Richard Lederer, "Conan the Grammarian"
Author of The Write Way,
Anguished English,
and other books

"These lively teachers will try anything to teach grammar, even the comics. It works. They are doing God's work here, and I hope He helps spread it around."

— Neil Morgan - Author and associate editor,
former senior columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune

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