The Dimwit's Dictionary

The Dimwit's Dictionary : Replace Lazy Writing with Elegant English

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Thousands of overused words and phrases--and alternatives to them--are compiled in this ultimate writer's reference, composing the perfect companion for those seeking to weed out bland, commonplace content and replace it with crisp, concise prose. Entertaining examples of poor vocabulary make for great browsing while specific cliches and sharper options are also featured. Humorous and enlightening, this updated edition contains more than 100 new entries and 50 new exemplary sentences.
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  • Electronic book text | 252 pages
  • United States
  • 50 B/W Illustrations, 50 Line Drawings, 25 Maps
  • 1936863456
  • 9781936863457

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