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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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    Juliet's Nurse

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Who's Whose? (Large Print)

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You'll never again confuse affect and effect!

Have you ever been fazed by the spelling of phased, or fretted over the difference between anxiety and angst, stationery and stationary? If so, you are not alone: the English language is a minefield, full of words that look and sound alike but mean different things in different places.

Who's Whose? is an entertaining and essential A to Z guide to the most commonly confused words in English today, with real examples of good and bad usage to make differences crystal clear. In addition to documenting these verbal confusions, it offers a sympathetic guide to the seriousness of each gaffe (the Embarassment rating), an explanation of why it happens, and some handy hints on how to avoid it in future. With Who's Whose in your corner, you'll never again mistake a principle for a principal.

Synopsis:

The English language is a minefield, full of words that look and sound alike but mean different things in different places. Here's an entertaining and essential guide to the most commonly confused words in English today, with real examples of good and bad usage.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780713676426
Author:
Gooden, Philip
Publisher:
A&C Black
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Word Lists
Subject:
Bible - Criticism Interpretation - General
Subject:
Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - General
Subject:
Reference-Words Phrases and Language
Large Print:
Y
Publication Date:
20041031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
484
Dimensions:
9.21x6.14x.97 in. 1.48 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The English language is a minefield, full of words that look and sound alike but mean different things in different places. Here's an entertaining and essential guide to the most commonly confused words in English today, with real examples of good and bad usage.
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