Five Hundred Mistakes of Daily Occurrence in Speaking, Pronouncing, and Writing the English Language, Corrected - Walton Burgess

Five Hundred Mistakes of Daily Occurrence in Speaking, Pronouncing, and Writing the English Language, Corrected

By Walton Burgess

  • Release Date: 2010-03-25
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Score: 4
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Description

It was prepared to meet the wants of persons — numbered by multitudes in even the most intelligent and refined communities — who from deficiency of education, or from carelessness of manner, are in the habit of misusing many of the most common words of the English language, distorting its grammatical forms, destroying its beauty, and corrupting its purity. The most thorough mode that could be adopted to correct such errors, would doubtless be to impart to the ignorant a practical knowledge of the principles of language, as embodied in treatises on grammar; but such a good work.