Is there a right way to speak and write English? This unique new guide to the language is dedicated to answering the question - in Plain English. Compiled for readers from school age onwards, this is a book of easy reference.
It explains the workings of 21st-century English, from the most basic rules of grammar and spelling to the origins of the language in the ancient world, and the curiosities of current slang. Included is latest advice on the abbreviated language of the text message, and how to navigate the treacherous linguistic realms of political correctness.