THE DICTIONARY OF DISAGREEABLE ENGLISH

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A CURMUDGEON’S COMPENDIUM OF EXCRUCIATINGLY CORRECT GRAMMAR

IGNOMINIES OF GRAMMAR AND USAGE

This comprehensive dictionary of common misusages lays bare the mistakes we all make every day. Robert Hartwell Fiske, the grumbling grammarian of our time, shows you the definitive right way and wrong way to use language, and illustrates why dictionaries don’t always provide the correct meaning or usage of a word.

Eliminate laxity in language today by learning from this witty and engaging reference that not only provides you with correct usages, but also explains the worst malaproprian sins of public figures and major publications.

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Authored by Robert Hartwell Fiske and published by Writer’s Digest Books of Cincinnati, Ohio, in 2004. This soft cover bound First Edition, first impression copy is in Fine condition, covered in plastic and without a dust jacket. The size of the book is 178x127x18mm. ISBN 9781582973135.

352 pp incl 4 appendixes. Clean and unmarked with no markings, inscriptions or annotations.