Gloucester County Council
This title exposes the depths to which our use of the English language has sunk and offers many examples of the most common atrocities. The author also dispenses some sensible guidance and insists that language should be simple, clear and honest
Available at Mitcheldean Community Library.
Humphrys is passionate about language - and very funny too
Rod Liddle||Greatly enjoyable
Simon Hoggart,Guardian||for all those who care about the English language
Ann Widdecombe,New Statesman||It is always exhilarating to read a book which says what so many of us think
Jonathan Keates,Spectator||Timely and lively||Let us be very clear about this from the start: John Humphrys is a Good Thing||the Jack Russell of theTodayprogramme has now chosen to take some well aimed snaps at solecism, jargon, cliche and weasel words... It is always exhilarating to read a book which says what so many of us think||I commend Citizen Humphrys||You will have fun with this book||an exquisite sensitivity to the misuse of the English language