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Word Watcher's Handbook: A Deletionary of the Most Abused and Misused Words
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adjective adverb already negative alternative beautiful person better Bruce cetera cloud nine Compare confuse correct form correct pronunciations datum delete describe errors express eyes feel five syllables flash card four syllables hang heart his/her incorrect interchangeable Jodhpur kibbutz Kudos listener means pertaining middle misused neck negative words Never say nonword Note noun nounce one's Overused pair past tense phrase play plural plural form preferred pronunciation put your foot Remember right to say sanatorium Say simply sentence set of furniture silent singular sinus Slang Sound the h speakers and writers speaking speech standard English stick stiff stiff upper lip substitute sure to sound swum table wine talk tell things three syllables tion tired trite University of Cincinnati usage usually verb veterinarian virus vocabulary wait wash word has three word means WORD WATCHER'S HANDBOOK word you want wrong