Merriam-Webster's Concise Dictionary of English Usage

Merriam-Webster's Concise Dictionary of English Usage

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A handy guide to problems of confused or disputed usage. More than 2,000 entries Based on the critically acclaimed Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage Explains the background and basis of usage controversies Offers expert advice and recommendations

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A handy guide to problems of confused or disputed usage. More than 2,000 entries Based on the critically acclaimed Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage Explains the background and basis of usage controversies Offers expert advice and recommendations

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Offering more than correct spellings and definitions, this abridged version of contains 2,000 brief articles on the historical and current usage trends of commonly confused and disputed words and phrases. The articles analyze the words, discuss alternatives, and offer practical advice on using the words. Quotations from well-known writers and periodicals illustrate usage. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780877796336
Publisher:
Merriam-Webster, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Pages:
816
Sales rank:
636,738
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 8.46(h) x 1.44(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

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