When Bad Grammar Happens to Good People: How to Avoid Common Errors in English: Easy Read Comfort Edition

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Aug 21, 2008 - Education - 396 pages
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User Review  - Kit Fry - Goodreads

This was a good book. I like how the pretest prepares you to focus on your areas of least clarity. It allowed me to get through the book quicker. It will be a welcome reference in my kit bag. Read full review

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This book is a must read for tech people and I recommend it. Read full review

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Contents

Perplexing Pronouns
1
Vexing Verbs
40
Ambiguous Agreements
81
Mangled Modifiers
111
Problem Prepositions
144
Confused Connections
156
Puzzling Plurals
176
Mixing up Words That Sound the Same
185
Mixing up Words Whose Meanings Are Related
231
Madeup Words
263
Wasteful Words and Infelicities
273
Mispronounced Words
281
Review Tests
293
About the Author and Editor
318
Back Cover Material
319
Index
321

Mixing up Words That Look the Same
204

Common terms and phrases

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