Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words: A Writer's Guide to Getting It Right

Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words: A Writer's Guide to Getting It Right

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One of the English language’s most skilled and beloved writers guides us all toward precise, mistake-free usage.

As usual Bill Bryson says it best: “English is a dazzlingly idiosyncratic tongue, full of quirks and irregularities that often seem willfully at odds with logic and common sense. This is a language where ‘cleave’ can mean to cut in half or to hold two halves together; where the simple word ‘set’ has 126 different meanings as a verb, 58 as a… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Broadway (September 17, 2002)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 617 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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