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How to tell fate from destiny : and other skillful word distinctions / by Charles Harrington Elster.

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 428.1 ELS (Text) 78551000538805 Non-Fiction Checked out 01/02/2019
Whiting PL - Whiting 428.1 EL79 (Text) 51735011916292 Adult department Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781328884077
  • Physical Description: viii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-301) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"If you have trouble distinguishing the verbs imitate and emulate, the relative pronouns that and which, or the adjectives pliant, pliable, and supple, never fear--How to Tell Fate from Destiny is here to help! With more than 500 headwords, the book is replete with advice on how to differentiate commonly confused words and steer clear of verbal trouble."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: English language > Usage.
English language > Errors of usage.

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