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READ WRITE RIGHT: COMMON ERRORS IN ENGLISH

by TERRY O BRIEN

  • Category Reference
  • Format Paperback
  • Imprint Rupa
  • Price 140
  1. ISBN: 9.79E+12
  2. Pages: 175 pages
  3. Date: 2011

ABOUT THIS BOOK

The average English speaker knows countless words-almost 25 times more than there are stars visible in the night sky. This book, Read Write Right uncovers the often surprising mistakes that one commits while speaking and writing. In over hundreds of entries, the book reveals the COMMON ERRORS that are not at all UNCOMMON in usage. The sentences are simple but the errors are glaring. The purpose of this book is to bring out and make explicit these errors that we seem to make when we speak and write. Written in clear and informative style, Read Write Right shows how today English has developed yet a staggering numbers of common errors that are intermingled in the usage. This is a book meant for one and all-students, professionals, journalists, writers, public speakers, publishers and one who walks the talk!

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