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100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses and Misuses - 04 edition

100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses and Misuses (ISBN10: 0618493336; ISBN13: 9780618493333)
ISBN13: 978-0618493333
ISBN10: 0618493336

Summary: The 100 Words series continues to set the standard for measuring and improving vocabulary, with a new title focusing on words that are best known for getting people into linguistic trouble. 100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses and Misuses is the perfect book for anyone seeking clear and sensible guidance on avoiding the recognized pitfalls of the English language.

Each word on the list is accompanied by a concise and authoritative usage note based on the reno ...show morewned usage program of the American Heritage Dictionaries. These notes discuss why a particular usage has been criticized and explain the rules and conventions that determine what's right, what's wrong, and what falls in between. Troublesome pairs such as affect / effect, blatant / flagrant, and disinterested / uninterested are disentangled, as are vexing sound-alikes such as discrete / discreet and principal / principle. Other notes tackle such classic irritants as hopefully, impact, and aggravate, as well as problematic words like peruse and presently. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 04
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Year Published: 2004
International: No



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