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⇓ New ᠔ That Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means: The 150 Most Commonly Misused Words and Their Tangled Histories  ↮ Author Kathryn Petras − ⇓ New ᠔ That Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means: The 150 Most Commonly Misused Words and Their Tangled Histories ↮ Author Kathryn Petras − INTRODUCTION Words bounce Words, if you let them, will do whatthey want to do and what they have to do. ANNE CARSON, AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF REDThis book is about words that arent doing what they want to do because were not letting them Its really a word liberation bookletting those words be the words they were meant to be.Its about how we misuse the English language and use the wrong words that dont mean what we think they mean Its not only about mistakes, but about correcting those mistakes, and discussing if theyre even mistakes at all In short, its about the 150 most commonly confused, abused, questioned, and misused words and phrases in the English language, according to surveys, dictionaries like Merriam Websters, usage panels like the American Heritagepanel, and top word experts like Steven Pinker and Bryan Garner Each entry includes examples of word misuse from the media along with short histories of how and why these mistakes have happened, as well as some of the often surprisingly nasty debates about which uses are mistakes, which arent, and, finally, how to use these words correctly.These are the words that educated people most often misuse, are embarrassed about misusing, and want to use correctly Some of them are what are sometimes called bubble words words of which you are sure you know the meaning, but you actually dont Others are homophones members of the always confusing sound alike but mean different group Still others are paronyms, or what some people colloquially call confusables because, yes, theyre confusing on account of they sound similar like mitigate and militate or discomfit and discomfort but yet again mean different things These are all different forms of catachresis the technical term for saying something that doesnt mean what you think it means.Praise for You re Saying It Wrong Contains instructions ostensibly designed to make pronunciation a forte It s pronounced fort, by the way And designed, too, to spare you the particular strain of embarrassment that results when you learn that you have been pretentiously mispronouncing the name of your already pretentious sparkling water You re Saying It Wrong acknowledges that most modern of problems the fact that so many of us learn words not by hearing them, but by reading them the AtlanticThe best way to consume this book is in a room full of people who are from different parts of the country and have good senses of humor Ask them how they pronounce each word that doesn t seem obvious Let the frustration and laughter and discussion ensue The Awl Why You Need To Stop Worrying About The Color Of Your Yeah, I know you like to use them, but there are so many misconceptions about what they telling you, that need intervene and make sure get it Mean Bitches Ass Worship Facesitting Role Play Mean home of ass worship, domination, facesitting, foot femdom, humiliation role play, where submissives welcome Take ACE Quiz And Learn What It Does Doesn t Mar , Take Shots Health News First developed in the s, questions Adverse Childhood Experiences test designed take a Correlation does 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    • 208 pages
    • That Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means: The 150 Most Commonly Misused Words and Their Tangled Histories
    • Kathryn Petras
    • Anglais
    • 2017-08-02T09:53+02:00