About this book
Paperback edition of Heffer's witty manual on the correct use of English. The "Daily Telegraph" stylist points out the differences between 'infer' and 'imply', and so on. 'His evidently strong feelings about his subject, fluently expressed, make this book lively and engrossing' "Times Literary Supplement"
The author's incisive and amusingly despairing emails to colleagues at the "The Daily Telegraph" about grammatical mistakes and stylistic slips have attracted a growing band of ardent fans over the years. In this book, he makes an impassioned case for an end to the sloppiness that has become such a hallmark of everyday speech and writing.