Picked as one of the Guardian Books of the Year.'You could put a gentle reminder in your card that "gift" has been used as a verb since the 16th century, and gift a book about language'. - GuardianA Guardian Best Stocking-Filler Book 2012. - .Delightful... as an 1864 edition of the Bible suggested, ''Rejoice and be exceedingly clad!'' - TLS'Roundly entertaining... the pedant's stocking filler for 2012'. - Bookseller magazine humour picksHilarious! Don't read it through in one sitting, tempting as it might be to see what's over the page. You do reach a stage where it's difficult for onlookers to establish if you're convulsed with laughter or in need of medical assistance. - BookbagKing of the stocking filler books this Christmas... Essentially it's the best most fun chunks of the internet that you're thrilled to see when you're hungover. - Alex Heminglsey, 60SecondReviewHard to suppress the snorts of laughter when reading this jolly collection of spelling mistakes, sub-editing disasters and misprints. - The Lady
A compendium of funny typos.