The editors of The American Heritage ® College Dictionary have selected one hundred of the most commonly confused and misused words in the English language as the basis for the third title in the popular series, The 100 Words. This common-sense guide to some of the most troublesome bugbears, pet peeves, and faux pas of written and spoken English features advice from the renowned American Heritage® Usage program.
The information you need to tell right from wrong--or true errors from matters of taste--is explained in clear language with plenty of useful examples. Whether you're looking for authoritative guidance on proper usage or ammunition to counter a misguided critic, this guide is a handy resource for anyone who cares about this language. Paperback, 120 pages.