Non-Native English and Careless Editing

Cooking with Poo wins oddest book title prize. And that is what happens when a non-native English user is careless with editing. The irony is she gets rewarded for it!

‘If 30-minute meals with Jamie or domestic goddessdom with Nigella fail to tempt this evening then it might be worth considering the latest big thing in home cuisine, Cooking with Poo, which has just won the Diagram prize for the oddest book title of the year.
The 114-page cookbook derives its unsanitary title from author Saiyuud Diwong’s nickname, Poo, which is Thai for crab…’
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/mar/30/cooking-with-poo-oddest-title-prize

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Poch is a Bookrix author and a freelance writer. He is a frequent contributor to TED Conversations.
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