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Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words

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WrappedandTagged Tue 28-Dec-10 10:01:20

Got it for Christmas. It is a pedant's dream. Highly recommend.

DrSeuss Tue 28-Dec-10 13:37:05

Is this your first Bryson? If so, a world of fun awaits you!

BoysAreLikeDogs Tue 28-Dec-10 13:38:58

A fabulous book; BB is one of my heroes

BaggedandTagged Thu 30-Dec-10 09:56:10

Yes- is my first Bryson. Has never really appealed to me, but now feel he may be my soulmate :-)

BoysAreLikeDogs Thu 30-Dec-10 10:15:34

Mother Tongue comes highly recommended from me

MardyBra Thu 30-Dec-10 12:01:28

Yes, agree Bryson is an entertaining read, but I absolutely adore David Crystal's books. Some are more accessible than others though.
Words words words is an interesting introduction iirc.

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