New York Times Dictionary of Misunderstood, Misused, & Mispronounced Words (Hardcover)

By The New York Times, Laurence Urdang (Editor)

Black Dog & Leventhal, 9781579120603, 384pp.

Publication Date: February 11, 2002

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Description

Featuring over 10,000 of the most difficult and interesting words in the English language, this practical and unique volume is great for students and adults, fans of word games, linguaphiles, and linguaphobes.



About the Author

The New York Times is regarded as the world's preeminent newspaper. Its news coverage is known for its exceptional depth and breadth, with reporting bureaus throughout the United States and in 26 foreign countries. Winner of 112 Pulitzer Prizes, The Times has the largest circulation of any seven-day newspaper in the U.S.

Laurence Urdang is a professional lexicographer whose interest in words and language is undiminished after almost 40 years' exposure to dictionaries of all kinds. His magnum opus was the unabridged edition of the Random House Dictionary of the English Language.