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Grammar & spelling howlers

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Dangling participles, too:

'Having eaten our lunch, the coach departed'.
Good for a laugh though.
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adb..OH, have you read Lynn Truss? Very entertaining.
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No, bbh, but just looked her up, will have to put on my list Smile
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"free gift"
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Alis, I used to go  nuts at "different to" and also "off of" aaaahhh, all the time but am trying deep breathing ...Wink


'off of' is also one of my pet hates bbh - I'll have to try the deep breathing!
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Alis: Why oh why doh I don't like "padding" anyway but extra meaningless words.....
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