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Grammar Girl's 101 Words to Sound Smart

By Mignon Fogarty

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Format: Paperback, 144 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United States, 01 November 2011
Look no further for help than "New York Times" bestselling author Mignon Fogarty, aka Grammar Girl to get your vocabulary back up to snuff. Millions of fans around the world communicate better thanks to Grammar Girl, and with this third book in the series of "101 Words Books", she's here to make sure you sound smarter and impress anyone and everyone in the room. There's no point in memorizing a slew of hoity toity words that no one's ever heard of. Instead, Grammar Girl has you covered with a wide range of smart-sounding words - including a number with foreign origins - that people actually use, so you won't sound like you just stepped out of the 1800s. Each word entry features clear definitions and examples that put each word in context, along with the helpful memory tricks and fun, straightforward style Grammar Girl is known for. Developing a strong, well-balanced vocabulary is an important skill that will benefit you throughout your life. With the help of "Grammar Girl's 101 Words to Sound Smart" you'll be writing better, holding your own in conversation, and standing out from the crowd in no time at all.

About the Author

Mignon Fogarty, the creator of Grammar Girl and the founder of the Quick and Dirty Tips Network, is also the author of the New York Times bestselling GRAMMAR GIRL'S QUICK AND DIRTY TIPS FOR BETTER WRITING and THE GRAMMAR DEVOTIONAL. Her straightforward, bite-sized tips on grammar have led to features in the New York Times, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, and an appearance on Oprah. She lives in Reno, Nevada.

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"For anyone who writes; whether blogs or greeting cards, and anyone who speaks in public ... this book should be in your reference library!" --City Book Review"A very cute little book and a perfect stocking stuffer!...Recommended for the aspiring writer in your life!" --Booking Mama For anyone who writes; whether blogs or greeting cards, and anyone who speaks in public ... this book should be in your reference library! City Book Review A very cute little book and a perfect stocking stuffer!...Recommended for the aspiring writer in your life! Booking Mama" For anyone who writes; whether blogs or greeting cards, and anyone who speaks in public ... this book should be in your reference library! "City Book Review" A very cute little book and a perfect stocking stuffer!...Recommended for the aspiring writer in your life! "Booking Mama"" "For anyone who writes; whether blogs or greeting cards, and anyone who speaks in public ... this book should be in your reference library!"--"City Book Review""" "A very cute little book and a perfect stocking stuffer!...Recommended for the aspiring writer in your life!"--"Booking Mama""" Praise for Grammar Girl: "Delightfully droll . . . Grammar Girl gives clear explanations with helpful examples."--"Los Angeles"" Times""Fogarty has become the country's go-to girl on grammar. Helpful. Smart. Funny. Fans find Grammar Girl to be all those things."--"The Seattle Times"

EAN: 9780312573461
ISBN: 0312573464
Publisher: Griffin
Dimensions: 18.1 x 12.7 x 1.5 centimetres (0.18 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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