Word Watcher's Handbook: a Deletionary of the Most Abused and Misused Words

By: Martin, Phyllis

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For those of us who become confused when there are several words that may work. Should you say insure or ensure? Allude, or elude, healthy or healthful? You'll find the answers you need in this book. This classic compendium for correctess includes even more word lists, charts, quizzes, and cartons to help cleanse your writing and speech of cliches, weak words, feeble phrases, inappropriate slang, jargon, and downright malapropisms. It delivers solid grammar and usage guidelines, do's and don'ts, and an eminently useful "Deletionary, " listing words and phrases to avoid at all costs. 166 pages including index. Price is not clipped. What a great gift! 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Title: Word Watcher's Handbook: a Deletionary of the Most Abused and Misused Words

Author: Martin, Phyllis

Categories: English,

Edition: Third Edition

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1991

ISBN: 0312055404

ISBN 13: 9780312055400

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket

Seller ID: 000364

Keywords: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ERRORS USAGE ARTS DISCIPLINES GRAMMAR,