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1001 Commonly Misspelled Words: What Your Spell Checker Won't Tell You

1001 COMMONLY MISSPELLED WORDS: WHAT YOUR SPELL CHECKER WON'T TELL YOU

by: Magnan, Robert
Format: Paperback

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Product Description Organized phonetically, readers can look up words without having to know how to spell them correctly. Useful memory shortcuts ("there's a rat in separate") and short definitions of tricky words further help misspellers to fix common errors. From the Publisher Robert Magnan earned his BA in English, has taught for over twelve years, and worked as a writer, editor and proofreader for nearly ten. He has written two books and edited more than 50. May Lou Santovec earned her degreee in education before proceeding to a career as an editor. Past editing assignments include three higher education newsletters, and she currently works as the editor of Building Diversity and Making More Changes: Editor's Choice. She has written for regional publications on a variety of topics, and co-authored 2500 Businesss Forms and Letters Software. From the Back Cover English can be a language full of spellings that look right but are dead wrong. Toss in those infuriating sound-alikes (they're/their/there, its/it's, except/accept), which computer spell checkers usually don't catch, and it's no wonder that 99% of us are often embarassed and undermined by unwitting typos. If you have ever searched for a world in a dictionary and have not been able to find it or if you are at a loss about a word, good news: you've just picked up the book that promises to be the single most invaluable resource on your desk. 1001 Commonly Misspelled Words is organized phonetically, enabling readers to look up words without having to know how to spell them (look up, for example, illusive, and find the correct spelling: elusive) also packed with excellent memeory shortcuts ("there's a rat in separate"), 1001 Commonly Misspelled Words is a wonderfully painless solution to spelling maladies. Because when it comes down to it, the art of corret spelling is a crucial ingredient for getting ahead in today's knowledgeable - er, knowledgeable - world. About the Author Robert Magnan earned his BA in English, has taught for over twelve years, and worked as a writer, editor and proofreader for nearly ten. He has written two books and edited more than 50. May Lou Santovec earned her degreee in education before proceeding to a career as an editor. Past editing assignments include three higher education newsletters, and she currently works as the editor of Building Diversity and Making More Changes: Editor's Choice. She has written for regional publications on a variety of topics, and co-authored 2500 Businesss Forms and Letters Software. May Lou Santovec earned her degreee in education before proceeding to a career as an editor. Past editing assignments include three higher education newsletters, and she currrently works as the editor of Building Diversity and Making More Changes: Editor's Choice. She has written for regional publications on a variety of topics, and co-authored 2500 Businesss Forms and Letters Software.

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Product Code: 9780071357364
ISBN: 007135736X
Publisher: McGrawHill Education
Publication Date: 2000-06-20
Number of Pages: 304 pages
Languages: english
Edition: 1
Dimension: 6.1 x 0.79 x 8.9 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.85 pounds