Dictionary of Disagreeable English, Deluxe Edition

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9781582974187: Dictionary of Disagreeable English, Deluxe Edition

The Grumbling Grammarian is back with a revised and expanded edition of The Dictionary of Disagreeable English. In this second edition, Robert Hartwell Fiske has added more language blunders, additional witty commentary, and a new feature that includes frequently asked questions about language.

Fiske rails against "laxicographers and ding-a-linguists" who, with their misguided thinking, actually promote the dissolution of the English language. He also illustrates why dictionaries don't always provide the correct meaning or usage of a word. With concise instruction and numerous examples of misused words, Fiske makes it easier than ever to learn from others' mistakes.

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Robert Hartwell Fiske is the editor and publisher of The Vocabula Review, a monthly online journal about the English language.

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