The Wrong Word Dictionary

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The correct usage for more than 2,500 commonly misused words is provided in this concise and accessible handbook that assures, insures, and ensures that anyone who wants to communicate accurately and effectively chooses the right word every time. Arranged alphabetically in pairs (or threes when appropriate), entries are carefully cross-referenced and explained with a sentence, guaranteeing that readers find boycott, even when they look up embargo first. Two dozen accompanying cartoons humorously clarify confusing distinctions between words, making this a fun reference for all word lovers to enjoy.

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Dave Dowling is the author of The Dictionary of Worthless Words, Images of Steve Reeves, and Steve Reeves: His Legacy in Films. He is the president of Write on Course, LLC, a company that specializes in business and technical writing seminars. He formerly worked in radio, assisting in the production of the nationally syndicated shows American Country Countdown and American Top 40. He lives in Saratoga Springs, New York.

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"Handy to the point of being essential for anyone who uses words pretty much ever, this book is both utilitarian and fun."  —www.PopShifter.com"Deserves a spot on every home reference bookshelf."  —Daily News
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