The Highly Selective Dictionary for the Extraordinarily Literate
Despite the snobbish sound of the title, the purpose of this book is instructive: to clear up the meanings and usage of some of the English language's most misused "big words," from "abecedarian" to "zucchetto." Don't know what they mean? Pick up this dictionary.
- Publisher HarperCollins
- Date available: 03/24/2010
- Publication date: 07/02/1997
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Meet the Author: Eugene Ehrlich
Eugene Ehrlich, formerly a member of the department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, is the author of numerous reference books on language, including Amo, Amos, Amat, and More and The Highly Selective Thesaurus for the Extraordinary Literate. He is also the coeditor of the Oxford American Dictionary.