Barron's Pocket Guide to Correct Spelling
Barron's Educational Series, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 327 pages
Greatly expanded and updated, this guide to 24,000 often misspelled words includes easy-to-remember spelling rules, memory devices for avoiding misspellings, and a new section on homophones. For many years, Barron's Pocket Guides have served high school and college students, as well as business professionals and others, as reliable fast-reference books filled with easy-to-locate information pertaining to all practical aspects of language use. The new editions are attractively designed and printed in two-color type, and serve as especially useful books for the home, school, or business reference bookshelf.
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