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Simply English

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In his best-selling Strictly English, Simon Heffer explained how to write and speak our language well. In Simply English he offers an entertaining and supremely useful A-Z guide to frequent errors, common misunderstandings, and stylistic howlers. What is the difference between amend and emend, between imply and infer, and between uninterested and disinterested? When should one put owing to rather than due to? Why should the temptation to write actually, basically, or at this moment in time always be strenuously resisted? How does one use an apostrophe correctly, ensure that one understands what alibi really means, and avoid the perils of the double negative? With articles on everything from punctuation to tabloid English to adverbs and adjectives, Simply English is the essential companion for anyone who cares about the language and wants to use it correctly.

Only minor page and jacket wear.

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Author(s):
Heffer, Simon
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2014
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1847946763
ISBN-13:
9781847946768
Number of pages:
384
Publisher:
Random House Books

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In his best-selling Strictly English, Simon Heffer explained how to write and speak our language well. In Simply English he offers an entertaining and supremely useful A-Z guide to frequent errors, common misunderstandings, and stylistic howlers. What is the difference between amend and emend, between imply and infer, and between uninterested and disinterested? When should one put owing to rather than due to? Why should the temptation to write actually, basically, or at this moment in time always be strenuously resisted? How does one use an apostrophe correctly, ensure that one understands what alibi really means, and avoid the perils of the double negative? With articles on everything from punctuation to tabloid English to adverbs and adjectives, Simply English is the essential companion for anyone who cares about the language and wants to use it correctly.

Only minor page and jacket wear.

Author(s):
Heffer, Simon
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2014
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1847946763
ISBN-13:
9781847946768
Number of pages:
384
Publisher:
Random House Books

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