Gyles Brandreth

Have You Eaten Grandma?
  • Have You Eaten Grandma?

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    Don't know if it's, like, okay to say 'like'?
    Are your apostrophe's in the wrong place?
    Should it be 'past' or 'passed'?
    Want to make fewer not less grammatical mistakes?

    Then do not despair, Gyles Brandreth's Have You Eaten Grandma? is the definitive (and hilarious) guide to punctuation, spelling, and good English for the twenty-first century.

    Sunday Times best-selling author and grammar guru, Gyles pokes fun at the linguistic foibles of our time, tells us where we've been going wrong (and how to put it right), and reveals his tips and tricks to make every one of us better, more confident users (not abusers) of the English language.
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    Why not tune in to the Have You Eaten Grandma? podcast, starring Gyles and grammar lovers and experts?

Gyles Daubeney Brandreth is an English theatre producer, actor, politician, journalist, author and TV presenter. Born in Germany, he moved to London at the age of three and, after his education at New College, Oxford, he began his career in television. He went from presenting Puzzle Party in the 1970s, to appearing in Countdown's Dictionary Corner for over 300 episodes. His career has since encompassed becoming an MP and appearing regularly on TV and radio, but writing is his true passion. His past books include; Word Play, Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations and Breaking the Code: Westminster Diaries.


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