Katherine Fry; Rowena Kirton
Agitated about apostrophes? Struggling with spelling? Dithering over dangling participles? Stumped by the subjunctive? This title guides you through the perils, pitfalls and problematic aspects of the English language, with...
Offering a helping hand to the perplexed and the infatuated alike, this book takes us on a tour into the secret life of words. It begins with a Master Puzzle...
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Mark Forsyth's bestselling day in the life of unusual, beautiful and forgotten English words, in paperback for the first time
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