Robert Hartwell Fiske's the Dimwit's Dictionary

Robert Hartwell Fiske's the Dimwit's Dictionary

5,000 Overused Words and Phrases and Alternatives to Them

Book - 2012
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Baker & Taylor
Provides a reference tool for writers with examples of overused words and phrases and poor vocabulary choices and alternative words and phrases that will provide more concise and lively prose.

Independent Publishing Group

Thousands of overused words and phrases—and alternatives to them—are compiled in this ultimate writer’s reference, composing the perfect companion for those seeking to weed out bland, commonplace content and replace it with crisp, concise prose. Entertaining examples of poor vocabulary make for great browsing while specific clichés and sharper options are also featured. Humorous and enlightening, this updated edition contains more than 100 new entries and 50 new exemplary sentences.

Publisher: Portland, Or. : Marion Street Press, c2012
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 9781933338989
Branch Call Number: 423.1 F548r 2012
Characteristics: xiii, 235 p. ; 23 cm


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