Grammar Girl's 101 Misused Words You'll Never Confuse Again

Grammar Girl's 101 Misused Words You'll Never Confuse Again

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Explains the differences between such commonly confused English terms as "affect" and "effect," or "carat," "caret," "carrot," and "karet."

McMillan Palgrave

Millions of people around the world communicate better thanks to Mignon Fogarty, aka Grammar Girl, whose top-rated weekly grammar podcast has been downloaded more than 30 million times. After realizing her fans were asking the same questions over and over, Mignon decided to focus her attention on those words that continuously confound the masses. In Grammar Girl's 101 Misused Words You'll Never Confuse Again, you'll learn:
- When you should use affect and when effect is right
- Whether you should you say purposely or purposefully
- The difference between hilarious and hysterical

Packed with clear explanations, fun quotations showing the word used in context, and the quick and dirty memory tricks Mignon is known for, this friendly reference guide ends the confusion once and for all and helps you speak and write with confidence.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312573379
Branch Call Number: 428.1 FO
Characteristics: p. cm


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Veepea Sep 24, 2013

This is a helpful guide, it is useful for anyone who writes for a living, or just needs to brush up on the difference between "there," "their," and "they're."


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