Lynne Truss

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Lynne Truss
Born (1955-05-31) 31 May 1955 (age 59)
Kingston upon Thames, England
Occupation Writer
Nationality English

www.lynnetruss.com

Lynne Truss (born 31 May 1955[1]) is an English writer, journalist and professional pedant[2] best known for her popular book Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation.

Cutting a Dash[edit]

Cutting a Dash was a popular BBC Radio 4 series about punctuation, hosted by Lynne Truss. It was the direct inspiration for Truss's best-selling book Eats, Shoots & Leaves.[3]

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In popular culture[edit]

  • Truss was parodied by Omid Djalili in a sketch on The Omid Djalili Show in which she is head of the fictional charity Apostrophes for Africa which seeks to improve grammar in impoverished areas of Africa.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lynne Truss". debretts.com. Retrieved 2013-09-03. 
  2. ^ "The Tiffin Girls' School Prize Giving Thursday 21st September 2006"
  3. ^ Truss, Lynne (2003). Eats, Shoots & Leaves. London: Profile Books. ISBN 1-86197-612-7. 

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