A Compendium of Crimes Against the English Language
Publication Date: August 6, 2013
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It's also very funny.
A celebration of the worst writing imaginable, "Wretched Writing "includes inadvertently filthy book titles, ridiculously overwrought passages from novels, bombastic and confusing speeches, moronic oxymorons, hyperactive hyperbole, horribly inappropriate imagery in ostensibly hot sex scenes, mangled cliches, muddled metaphors, and unintended double entendres.
Sit back and enjoy these deliciously dreadful samples, and try not to cringe too much.
Kathryn and Ross Petras, sister and brother, are great curators of quotes whose calendar, "The 365 Stupidest Things Ever Said", has sold over 4.6 million copies. Kathryn Petras lives in Seattle.