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Grammar Girl's 101 Misused Words You'll Never Confuse Again
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0312573375, Paperback)
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 rightWhether you should you say purposely or purposefullyThe 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.
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Explains the differences between such commonly confused English terms as "affect" and "effect," or "carat," "caret," "carrot," and "karet."
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