Literally, the Best Language Book Ever

Literally, the Best Language Book Ever

Annoying Words and Abused Phrases You Should Never Use Again

Book - 2008
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Penguin Putnam
By turns gleefully precise and happily contrarian, this is a highly opinionated guide to better communication. In Literally, the Best Language Book Ever, author Paul Yeager attacks with a linguistic scalpel the illogical expressions and misappropriated meanings that are so commonplace and annoying. Identifying hundreds of common language miscues, Yeager provides an astute look at the world of words and how we abuse them every day.

For the grammar snobs looking for any port in a storm of subpar syntax, or the self-confessed rubes seeking a helping hand, this witty guide can transform even the least literate into the epitome of eloquence.

Baker & Taylor
An entertaining, iconoclastic guide to enhancing one's communication skills identifies hundreds of illogical expressions, misappropriated meanings, overused words, and grammatically incorrect phrases that frequently appear in modern-day English usage. Original.

Publisher: New York : Penguin Group, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780399534232
Characteristics: xiv, 194 p. ; 19 cm


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