With 'Troublesome Words', journalist and bestselling travel-writer Bill Bryson gives us a clear, concise and entertaining guide to problems of English usage and spelling. Originally published as 'The Penguin Dictionary Of Troublesome Words', it has been an indispensable companion to those who work with the written word for nearly twenty years.
Now fully updated and revised, it is better than ever. So if you want to discover whether you should care about split infinitives, are cursed with an uncontrollable outbreak of commas or were wondering if that newsreader was right to say 'an historic day', this superb book is the place to find out.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 11 / 2002
- 129 x 198mm