Jump to content

Dear members, finally, we decided to refresh our theme. Decision was brought based on multiple factors, primarily because of technical needs as old one is not compatible with a new platform version, but also because you all asked for a darker theme.
Here you go!

Please head here if you want to vote https://www.elite7hackers.net/topic/411861-the-new-theme/

 

This site uses cookies! Learn More

This site uses cookies!

For providing our services, we do use cookies.
But get used, this is what most of modern web do!
However we have to warn you since we are obligated to so due to EU laws.

By continuing to use this site, you agree to allow us to store cookies on your computer. :)
And no, we will not eat your computer nor you will be able to eat those cookies :P

Sign in to follow this  
Rahuls99

Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words A Writer's Guide to Getting It Right

Recommended Posts


1812010129050106.jpg
Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words: A Writer's Guide to Getting It Right by Bill Bryson
English | ISBN: 0767910435 , 0767910427 | 2002 | 224 pages | EPUB | 0,6 MB

One of the English language's most skilled and beloved writers guides us all toward precise, mistake-free usage.
As usual Bill Bryson says it best: "English is a dazzlingly idiosyncratic tongue, full of quirks and irregularities that often seem willfully at odds with logic and common sense.
This is a language where 'cleave' can mean to cut in half or to hold two halves together; where the simple word 'set' has 126 different meanings as a verb, 58 as a noun, and 10 as a participial adjective; where if you can run fast you are moving swiftly, but if you are stuck fast you are not moving at all; [and] where 'colonel,' 'freight,' 'once,' and 'ache' are strikingly at odds with their spellings." As a copy editor for the London Times in the early 1980s, Bill Bryson felt keenly the lack of an easy-to-consult, authoritative guide to avoiding the traps and snares in English, and so he brashly suggested to a publisher that he should write one. Surprisingly, the proposition was accepted, and for "a sum of money carefully gauged not to cause embarrassment or feelings of overworth," he proceeded to write that book-his first, inaugurating his stellar career.
Now, a decade and a half later, revised, updated, and thoroughly (but not overly) Americanized, it has become Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words, more than ever an essential guide to the wonderfully disordered thing that is the English language. With some one thousand entries, from "a, an" to "zoom," that feature real-world examples of questionable usage from an international array of publications, and with a helpful glossary and guide to pronunciation, this precise, prescriptive, and-because it is written by Bill Bryson-often witty book belongs on the desk of every person who cares enough about the language not to maul or misuse or distort it.

Buy Premium From My Links To Get Resumable Support,Max Speed & Support Me
[b]Download (Uploadgig)[/b]
https://uploadgig.com/file/download/0Aa21c99d3674966/zdxw2.Brysons.Dictionary.of.Troublesome.Words.A.Writers.Guide.to.Getting.It.Right.repost.rar
Download ( Rapidgator )
https://rapidgator.net/file/b1d900503f227f7c48acbddc1b489910/zdxw2.Brysons.Dictionary.of.Troublesome.Words.A.Writers.Guide.to.Getting.It.Right.repost.rar
Download ( NitroFlare )
http://nitroflare.com/view/01371CAEB80266B/zdxw2.Brysons.Dictionary.of.Troublesome.Words.A.Writers.Guide.to.Getting.It.Right.repost.rar

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

Elite7Hackers Netwok

Hack the imagination!

Support and inquiries

Open support ticket here or email us at [email protected]

Highlights

Highlighted/recommended lights

×

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.