cover image Crazy English

Crazy English

Richard Lederer. Pocket Books, $5.99 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-671-68907-0

Lederer ``adroitly mixes instruction with hilarity by showing that English, though the richest and most widely used of all the world's languages, is `crazy.' The text is a dazzling collection of anagrams, alliterations, idioms, illogical spelling rules and larky oxymora,'' wrote PW. (Sept.)