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    Which is the best and the most comprehensive English grammar book?

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    Which is the best and the most comprehensive English grammar book?
    It's so difficult to recommend. You should buy two or three good grammar books and choose one you like.

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    I like Michael Swan's Practical English Usage. If I were going to have just one grammar, I think that would be it.

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    I like Michael Swan's Practical English Usage. If I were going to have just one grammar, I think that would be it.

    Good choice. I paid 20 quid for it so it's not cheap!!

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    Good choice. I paid 20 quid for it so it's not cheap!!
    I agree, good choice. That does seem a bit expensive, Curmudgeon. That'd be like 39 bucks American or almost 46 bucks Canadian. And he's a British writer and it's published there in England, isn't it?

    It's only $24.75 US for the hardcover on Amazon.com.

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    I agree, good choice. That does seem a bit expensive, Curmudgeon. That'd be like 39 bucks American or almost 46 bucks Canadian. And he's a British writer and it's published there in England, isn't it?

    It's only $24.75 US for the hardcover on Amazon.com.
    Yes paperback in a book store (WH Smiths I think) 19 pounds 95pence - I've been ripped off!!!

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    Yes paperback in a book store (WH Smiths I think) 19 pounds 95pence - I've been ripped off!!!
    I guess you'll just have to read it twice as much as normal. That'll fix 'em.

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    Save a tree!! Burn a book!!

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