Lynne Truss

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Lynne Truss
Born (1955-05-31) 31 May 1955 (age 60)
Kingston upon Thames, England
Occupation Author
Nationality English

Lynne Truss (born 31 May 1955[1]) is an English writer and journalist. Her book Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation was a best-seller in 2003. In August 2014, Truss was one of 200 public figures who were signatories to a letter to The Guardian opposing Scottish independence in the run-up to September's referendum on that issue.[2]

Cutting a Dash[edit]

Cutting a Dash was a 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]





  1. ^ "Lynne Truss". Retrieved 2013-09-03. 
  2. ^ "Celebrities' open letter to Scotland – full text and list of signatories | Politics". 2014-08-07. Retrieved 2014-08-26. 
  3. ^ Truss, Lynne (2003). Eats, Shoots & Leaves. London: Profile Books. ISBN 1-86197-612-7. 

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