The Wrong Word Dictionary

The Wrong Word Dictionary

2,500 Commonly Confused Words

Book - 2011
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The correct usage for more than 2,500 commonly misused words is provided in this concise and accessible handbook that assures, insures, and ensures that anyone who wants to communicate accurately and effectively chooses the right word every time. Arranged alphabetically in pairs (or threes when appropriate), entries are carefully cross-referenced and explained with a sentence, guaranteeing that readers find boycott , even when they look up embargo first. Two dozen accompanying cartoons humorously clarify confusing distinctions between words, making this a fun reference for all word lovers to enjoy.

Publisher: Portland, Or. : Marion Street Press, c2011.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9781933338927
Branch Call Number: 423.1 Dowling 05/2011
Characteristics: viii, 263 p. :,ill. ;,18 cm.


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