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Usage and abusage : how to pick the right words -and avoid the wrong ones- in speech and writing.

Author: Eric Partridge
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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An updated edition of a useful, entertaining guide to picking the right words (and avoiding the wrong ones). Janet Whitcut has revised Eric Partridge's popular reference to reflect the language of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Partridge
ISBN: 0393317099 9780393317091
OCLC Number: 1019505165
Notes: 'Originally published in 1955.
Description: ix, 219 pages ; 23 cm

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Will be appreciated by language lovers, students, and writers. . . . It now reflects the language changes of the '90s, while retaining succinct and witty essays by Partridge on such subjects as Read more...

 
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