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Word traps a dictionary of the 5,000 most confusing sound-alike and look-alike words by Jordan L. Linfield

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Published by Collier Books, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English language -- Homonyms -- Dictionaries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJordan Linfield, Joseph Krevisky.
ContributionsKay, Joe.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1595 .L56 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 374 p. ;
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1722303M
ISBN 100020527519
LC Control Number92025760

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