Do you remember The Elements of Style by Strunk and White? A small book, a great grammar resource to all writers of the English language. In a book store, I recently picked up a new edition, illustrated by Maria Kalman. Fifty seven exquisite illustrations give the book new energy.
I opened it at random and read, “enclose parenthetic expressions between commas.” The example is, “The best way to see a country, unless you are pressed for time, is to travel on foot.” (more…)