Spell Check

Spell Check

A Guide to the Correct Spellings of 40,000 Commonly Misspelled Words

Hardcover, 356 pages
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Handy and authoritative, Spell Check lists the correct spellings and syllabications of the working vocabulary of Standard English. A variety of challenging words are included, in fields ranging from science and technology (amyloid, blogospehere) to cooking (fattoush, focaccia) to contemporary culture (feng shui, sudoku). Brief definitions differentiate words that are likely to be confused (biweekly, semiweekly). Additional features explain the basic rules of spelling, the rules for forming plurals and compound words, and sound-spelling corresondences.

Based on the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language

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