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The Lonely One
11-18-2011, 07:18 PM
Anyone taken a look at Adios, Strunk & White (http://www.amazon.com/Adios-Strunk-White-Handbook-Academic/dp/0937363405) by Gary and Glynis Hoffman?

The book claims to be a modernized version of the old golden-lettered writing pamphlet we keep carrying around folded in our back pocket, Elements of Style.

Apparently it's been around some time and in various editions.

Is this book even a big deal? Or is the title just a bit of advertising fluff? I saw a copy in Barnes & Nobles and my interest was piqued.

Thoughts?

thothguard51
11-18-2011, 08:02 PM
It's amazing how many how-to writers takes aim at EOS...

The Lonely One
11-18-2011, 08:48 PM
It's amazing how many how-to writers takes aim at EOS...

They are a common target, it seems. Though it's bound to happen when it's so often touted as "the" guide to writing.

shaldna
11-18-2011, 08:51 PM
I'll stick with my EOS thanks. It's served me well so far.

The Lonely One
11-18-2011, 08:53 PM
I'll stick with my EOS thanks. It's served me well so far.

It's an excellent guideline no doubt but no interest to compare notes?