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Eats, Shoots and Leaves

The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation

by Lynne Truss

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Eats, Shoots and Leaves by Lynne Truss
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    Apr 2004, 240 pages

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    Apr 2006, 240 pages

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Since the success of Eats, Shoots and Leaves there have been a rash of other books jumping on the bandwagon, such as Shoots, Leaves and Eats (a cookbook), Eats, Shites and Leaves (a parody) and Eats, Poops & Leaves (a book of baby etiquette for new parents)!  One of the more recent releases is Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies, which bills itself as the antidote to Truss's book.

In addition Eats, Shoots and Leaves has spawned the usual range of calendars and other promotional items, and in July 2006 a version for children will be published, Eats Shoots & Leaves : Why, Commas Really Do Make a Difference!

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