Troublesome Words

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Troublesome Words

Why should I avoid discussing the weather conditions Can a woman be celibate When can I use due to, or should I play safe and always use because of Whats wrong with the way Im using crescendo This book provides a simple guide to the more perplexing and contentious issues of standard written English. The entries are discussed with wit and common sense, and are i Why should I avoid discussing the weather conditions Can a woman be celibate When can I use due to, or should I play safe and always use because of Whats wrong with the way Im using crescendo This book provides a simple guide to the more perplexing and contentious issues of standard written English. The entries are discussed with wit and common sense, and are illustrated with examples of questionable usage taken from leading British and American newspapers. No familiarity with English grammar is needed to learn from this book, although a glossary of grammatical terms is included and there us also an appendix on punctuation. Journalists, copy-writers and secretaries will find this an invaluable handbook, and it will also be a highly enjoyable book for the word-buff.


Details
Title Troublesome Words
Author Bill Bryson
ISBN-13 9780141001357
ISBN-10 0141001357
Publisher Faber And Faber Penguin India
Language English
Edition 3 Rev ed
Height 198 mm
Width 129 mm
Thickness 16 mm
Binding Paperback
Pages 288