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When is a Pig a Hog? By Bernice Randall

When is a Pig a Hog? By Bernice Randall
When is a Pig a Hog? By Bernice Randall
SKU: 214020011
A guide to confoundingly related English words.
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Format: Trade Paperback

Condition: vg- condition, minor shelf wear, light edge bumps

Size: 6.0"x9.0"

Pages: 328pp, 1991 edition

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When is a pig not a pig? When it tips the scale at 120 pounds and becomes a hog, of course! This witty and informative guide explains hundreds of tricky, similar words that confound even the most savvy wordsmiths. Learn the difference between a street and an avenue; a couch, a sofa, and a davenport; pay phones and public phones; and hundreds of other words and terms. This entertaining and lively reference covers a broad range of subjects, from Human and Not So Human Beings to The Arts: Fine and Otherwise, and includes a complete word index, reference list, and two appendices. Everyone with an interest in words and a curiosity about people, places, and things will delight in this lighthearted yet accurate treasury of information about the English language.
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