Amglish in, Like, Ten Easy Lessons: A Celebration of the New World Lingo, by Arthur Rowse and with illustrations by John Doherty, describes how Amglish, or American English influenced by online grammar and syntax, has begun to dominate our global language. Featuring an ironic manual on how to use this developing language, Amglish is a light and highly entertaining addition to the recent literature on grammar and punctuation. Illustrated with original drawings throughout, the book shows readers how to improve their Amglish and have fun doing so.
Arthur E. Rowse is a retired journalist, formerly with The Washington Post, USNews, and other papers. He is the author, most recently, of Drive-By Journalism: The Assault on Your Need to Know. The National Press Club runs an annual award program in his name for excellence in criticism of the news media. He has been an award-winning free-lance writer since retirement and has spent five years researching language. John Doherty is a professional caricaturist living in the Boston area. He has drawn senators and other public figures over his thirty-year career, and his work can be found in print and in advertisements.
Chapter 1 Made in the USA Chapter 2 Teachers and Other Pioneers Chapter 3 The New World Lingo Chapter 4 From Revolution to Tsunami Chapter 5 The Lishes of Amglish Chapter 6 Ten Easy Lessons
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