The festive spirit is in full swing: decorations are going up, Christmas adverts are everywhere and card writers across the land are wondering whether there’s an apostrophe in Season’s Greetings (there is).
Present-buying can be a tough nut to crack, especially when the intended recipient is a stickler for detail. So, what do you get the word nerd in your life?
We’ve rounded up some of our favourites:
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- The Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities by Paul Anthony Jones is a gorgeous book, packed full of forgotten treasures.
- Grammar Grumble Mugs from the Literary Gift Company. You can’t go wrong with these cups of tea.
- Anyone can sharpen their English with this smart Grammar Pencil Set from notonthehighstreet.
- A picture says a thousand words in these Spineless Classics prints. So many good ones to choose from: www.spinelessclassics.com
- Substitute charades for the Punderdome Card Game. Pun for all the family.
- Enamel pin badge from Present Indicative. For professional grammar geeks only.
- Lost in Translation by Ella Frances Sanders. Untranslatable words from other languages, beautifully illustrated.