Accomodating Brocolli In The Cemetary: or why can't anybody spell?

Accomodating Brocolli In The Cemetary: or why can't anybody spell?

Vivian Cook
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Author:  Vivian Cook
Condition:  New
Format:  Paperback
Pages:  160
Publisher:  Profile Books Ltd
Year:  2005
ISBN:  9781861977212

'It is a damn poor mind that can think of only one way to spell a word - U.S. PresidentShakespeare, Shake-speare, Shakspeare, Shaxberd, Shakespere, Shak-speare, Shaskpear, Shakspere, Shaksper, Schaksp., Shakespear, Shakespheare'My spelling is Wobbly' - Winnie-the-Pooh This delightful, quick-footed book celebrates the English language by exploring the rich treasure house of spelling in all its variety - setting tests and proposing rules, with illuminating quotations and tantalising lists Headrillaz and Misteeq; Naming Pop Groups; miniscule parallels; non-letters; the three-letter rule; Faeder ure pup e eart on heofunum; UK number plates; HipHop spelling; East Anglian place-names; the E-cancellation spelling test - these are just some of the intriguing subjects presented in this must-have, must-give little book.