Dictionary of Disagreeable English
The Grumbling Grammarian is back with a revised and expanded edition of The Dictionary of Disagreeable English. In this second edition, Robert Hartwell Fiske has added more language blunders, additional witty commentary, and a new feature that includes frequently asked questions about language.
Fiske rails against "laxicographers and ding-a-linguists" who, with their misguided thinking, actually promote the dissolution of the English language. He also illustrates why dictionaries don't always provide the correct meaning or usage of a word. With concise instruction and numerous examples of misused words, Fiske makes it easier than ever to learn from others' mistakes.
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Review: Dictionary of Disagreeable English, Deluxe EditionUser Review - Donald - Goodreads
I haven't read this one cover to cover, though I started to. The author makes some good points regarding word usage. The dictionary is certainly a worthy addition to any bookshelf for the sake of ... Read full review