Dimwit's Dictionary, 2nd ed.

Author(s): Robert Hartwell Fiske


This compilation of thousands of overused words and phrases, and alternatives to them, is the ultimate tool for the writer who seeks to weed out common, tired, language and replace it with crisp, concise writing. Humorous examples of bad language make for great browsing, while readers can also look up specific cliches and find fresh options. 381 pp.


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"Two of the better usage books to come down the road." --Zay Smith, "Chicago Sun-Times", on "The Dimwit's Dictionary" and its companion book, "The Dictionary of Concise Writing"

General Fields

  • : 9781933338118
  • : Marion Street Press Inc.
  • : Marion Street Press Inc.
  • : September 2006
  • : 230mm X 155mm X 20mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Robert Hartwell Fiske
  • : Paperback
  • : 2nd Revised edition
  • : 386
  • : illustrations