You Re Saying It Wrong

Author: Ross Petras
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 0399578099
Size: 76.60 MB
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With wit and good humor, this handy little book not only saves us from sticky linguistic situations but also provides fascinating cocktail-party-ready anecdotes.

You Re Saying It Wrong

Author: Ross Petras
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 0399578099
Size: 48.67 MB
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A Pronunciation Guide to the 150 Most Commonly Mispronounced Words--and
Their Tangled Histories of Misuse Ross ... face on the ground in a gesture of
submission or obsequiousness Prostrate is not in and of itself difficult to

Speaking American

Author: Josh Katz
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544702522
Size: 22.46 MB
Format: PDF
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Now a graphics editor, Katz harnessed the overwhelming response to that quiz to create Speaking American, an extraordinary and beautiful tour through the American vernacular. How do you pronounce "pecan"?

Dark Trade

Author: Donald McRae
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471135381
Size: 16.17 MB
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WINNER OF THE 1996 WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR PRIZE. In the early 1990s, Donald McRae set out to discover the truth about the intense and forbidding world of professional boxing.

Wretched Writing

Author: Kathryn Petras
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101624973
Size: 55.25 MB
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Wretched writing is the lowest of the low; it is a felonious assault on the English language.

Judgmental Maps

Author: Trent Gillaspie
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 1250142695
Size: 23.77 MB
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Or if you’re visiting Chicago, you might want to see the Magnificent Mile, but not know it’s right next to where “Suburbanites Buy Drugs” and “Retired Mafioso.” This is where Judgmental Maps comes in – a no holds barred look ...

Other Wordly

Author: Yee-Lum Mak
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452163111
Size: 51.80 MB
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Other-Wordly is an irresistible ebook for lovers of words and those lost for words alike.

Weeds In The Garden Of Words

Author: Kate Burridge
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521618236
Size: 71.27 MB
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Kate Burridge provides an entertaining look at 'unacceptable' words, phrases and pronunciations in English.