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The Dictionary of Difficult Words
     

The Dictionary of Difficult Words

by John Ayto
 
Compact yet comprehensive, The Dictionary of Difficult Words is a classic compendium of words frequently misspelled, misunderstood, and mispronounced. Most dictionaries break their bindings to fill themselves with words people already know how to spell. The Dictionary of Difficult Words picks up where other dictionaries leave off---many of the 16,000

Overview

Compact yet comprehensive, The Dictionary of Difficult Words is a classic compendium of words frequently misspelled, misunderstood, and mispronounced. Most dictionaries break their bindings to fill themselves with words people already know how to spell. The Dictionary of Difficult Words picks up where other dictionaries leave off---many of the 16,000 entries are those words that start you hunting for a dictionary in the first place.

An ideal reference tool, this dictionary deserves a prominent spot on your desk---within easy reach, so you can use it again and again. This edition of The Dictionary of Difficult Words has removed hundreds of obsolete head words and added thousands of new ones.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760717141
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
02/01/2000
Pages:
292

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