The Resource 100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses and Misuses, (ebook)

100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses and Misuses, (ebook)

Label
100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses and Misuses
Title
100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses and Misuses
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Subject
Language
eng
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 renowned 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.A great graduation gift or stocking stuffer for anyone who cares about language, 100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses and Misuses is guaranteed to help keep writers and speakers on the up-and-up!
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Midwest
Dewey number
428.1
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
100 Words
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  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses and Misuses, (ebook)
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Publication
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547350264
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12015621
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12015621
System control number
MWT12015621
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses and Misuses, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547350264
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12015621
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12015621
System control number
MWT12015621
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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