Quite Literally: Problem Words and How to use Them



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Concentrating on writing rather than speech, Wynford Hicks examines the usage of uncommon words, slang and constructions that challenge conventional rules of grammar. When can it be right to split an infinitive, use jargon, or adopt a euphemism? And does the Queen speak the Queen's English?

  • ISBN: 9780415320191
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Condition: Used; Very Good
Publication Date2004
AuthorHicks, Wynford

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