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Common errors in English usage

Author: Paul Brians
Publisher: Wilsonville, Or. : William, James & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Mixed-up, mangled expressions; foreign-language faux pas; confused and confusing terms; commonly mispronounced words--they're all explained in this useful guide. The Second Edition of this classic  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
lexikon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Brians
ISBN: 9781590282076 1590282078
OCLC Number: 276771416
Description: xi, 292 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Mignon Fogarty --
Introduction --
Common errors in English usage: alphabetical listing --
Category listings --
Commonly confused expressions --
Of foreign origin --
Grammar, spelling & style --
Homonyms --
Commonly misspelled --
Mangled expressions --
Inexact words & phrases --
Pronunciation --
Problem prepositions --
Redundancies --
Commonly misused expressions --
American English vs. British English --
Misheard expressions.
Responsibility: Paul Brians.

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