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Today programme presenter's Top Ten bestselling cry for better English in paperback for summer.

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In a journalistic career spanning forty-five years John Humphrys has reported from all over the world for the BBC and presented its frontline news programmes on both radio and television. He has won a string of national awards and been described as a 'national treasure' -- all of which he attributes to longevity and luck. He presents Radio 4's Today programme and BBC2's Mastermind.


'Humphrys is passionate about language -- and very funny too' -- Rod Liddle 20040901 'Greatly enjoyable' -- Simon Hoggart, Guardian 20040901 'for all those who care about the English language' -- Ann Widdecombe, New Statesman 20040901 'It is always exhilarating to read a book which says what so many of us think' -- Jonathan Keates, Spectator 20040901 'Timely and lively' -- Sunday Telegraph 20040901 'Let us be very clear about this from the start: John Humphrys is a Good Thing' -- Evening Standard 20040901 'the Jack Russell of the Today programme has now chosen to take some well aimed snaps at solecism, jargon, cliche and weasel words... It is always exhilarating to read a book which says what so many of us think' -- Spectator 20040901 'I commend Citizen Humphrys' -- Daily Mail 20040901 'You will have fun with this book' -- Guardian 20041204 'an exquisite sensitivity to the misuse of the English language' -- The Sunday Times 20041101

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