Straus, Jane.

The blue book of grammar and punctuation : an easy-to-use guide with clear rules, real-world examples, and reproducible quizzes / Jane Straus, Lester Kaufman and Tom Stern. - 11th ed. - San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, 2014. - xxi, 201 p.

Includes index.

Contents : Grammar. Finding nouns, verbs, and subjects ; Subject-verb agreement ; Clauses and phrases ; Pronouns ; Who vs. whom ; Whoever vs. whomever ; Who, that, which ; Adjectives and adverbs ; Prepositions ; Effective writing -- Punctuation. Periods ; Commas ; Semicolons ; Colons ; Quotation marks ; Parentheses and brackets ; Apostrophes ; Hyphens ; Dashes ; Ellipses ; Question marks ; Exclamation points -- Capitalization -- Writing numbers -- Confusing words and homonyms -- Quizzes -- Answers to quizzes.

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English language--Grammar--Problems, exercises, etc.
English language--Grammar.
English language--Punctuation--Problems, exercises, etc.

428.2 / St912B 2014