Grammar Girl's 101 Troublesome Words You'll Master in No Time
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Grammar Girl's 101 Troublesome Words You'll Master in No Time

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Are you often left wondering whether to use "healthy" or "healthful"? Is that sugary treat a "doughnut" or a "donut"? Is "data" singular, plural, or both? Look no further for help than "New York Times" bestselling author Mignon Fogarty, aka Grammar Girl. Millions of fans around the world sound better thanks to Grammar Girl, and with this fourth book in the series of "101 Words" books, she's here to make sure you're never stumped by another troublesome word again. Have an important job interview coming up? Preparing for a big speech or presentation? Just want to avoid the embarrassment of using "addictive" when you mean "addicting"? Grammar Girl has you covered with a wide range of words that often trip us up. Each entry features clear definitions and examples that put each word in context, along with the helpful memory tricks and fun, straight-forward style Grammar Girl is known for. Developing a strong, well-balanced vocabulary is an important skill that will help you throughout your life. With Grammar Girl's help you'll be writing better, holding your own in conversation, and standing out from the crowd in no time at all.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 124.46 x 177.8 x 12.7mm | 136.08g
  • Griffin Publishing
  • Saint Martin's Griffin,U.S.
  • California, United States
  • English
  • 0312573472
  • 9780312573478
  • 195,547

About Mignon Fogarty

Mignon Fogarty, the creator of Grammar Girl and the founder of the Quick and Dirty Tips Network, is also the author of the New York Times bestselling GRAMMAR GIRL'S QUICK AND DIRTY TIPS FOR BETTER WRITING and THE GRAMMAR DEVOTIONAL. Her straightforward, bite-sized tips on grammar have led to features in the "New York Times," "USA Today," the "Los Angeles Times," and an appearance on Oprah. She lives in Reno, Nevada.show more

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"A useful and fascinating compendium for writers, speakers, and grammar aficionados." "Library Journal ""show more
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