The African Svelte

The African Svelte

Ingenious Misspellings That Make Surprising Sense

Book - 2016
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Inspired by the author's tenure at "The New Yorker," a collection of whimsical, revelatory errors foraged from the wilds of everyday English includes entries ranging from "exit Jesus" and "doggy-dog world" to "for all intensive purposes" and "dairy airs.".
Publisher: Boston :, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,, 2016
ISBN: 9780544800632
Branch Call Number: ANF 428.10207 MEN
Characteristics: xxvii, 225 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Additional Contributors: Chast, Roz - Illustrator


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