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That doesn't mean what you think it means : the 150 most commonly misused words and their tangled histories / Kathryn Petras and Ross Petras.

Petras, Kathryn, (author.). Petras, Ross, (author.).
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  • 3 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown PL - Brownstown 428.1 P493 (Text) 79361000109985 Adult Nonfiction - Education & Language Available -
Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) 428.1 PET (Text) 33187004432106 Nonfiction Checked out 11/28/2018
Fulton Co PL - Fulton Library 428.1 PET (Text) 33187004419335 Nonfiction Reshelving -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 428.1 PET (Text) 33187004432114 Nonfiction Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland 428.1 P493 (Text) 76383000463134 Adult New Shelf, NF Checked out 11/15/2018
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 428.1 Petras (Text) 31208912593631 new non-fiction Checked out 11/30/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399581274
  • ISBN: 0399581278
  • Physical Description: ix, 197 pages ; 19 cm
  • Edition: First Edtion.
  • Publisher: New York : Ten Speed Press, 2018.

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Includes index.
Summary, etc.:
"An entertaining and informative guide to the most common 150 words even smart people use incorrectly, along with pithy forays into their fascinating etymologies and tangled histories of use and misuse"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: English language > Errors of usage.
English language > Usage > History.
English language > Etymology.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Grammar & Punctuation.

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