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James J. Kilpatrick
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Ear is Human: A Handbook of Homophones and Other Confusions

3.5 of 5 stars 3.50  ·  rating details  ·  2 ratings  ·  1 review
Appraise or apprise? Carat or karat? Vocal cord or vocal chord? Which of us has not erred in the use of homophones, those trickers that have similar sounds but different meanings? Quick to the rescue comes James J. Kilpatrick, who goads and delights as he draws memorable distinctions for puzzled writers. Charles Barsotti adds to the merriment with his own imaginative rende ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published October 1st 1985 by Andrews McMeel Publishing (first published January 1st 1985)
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Feb 07, 2012 Jason rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Vocabulary/grammar enthusiasts
Recommended to Jason by: I used to enjoy his grammar column in the newspaper, so I got one of his books.
Please due knot judge me to harshly four taking three and uh haft months two reed this 119 paige book. It was lost four too of those months aft her my rug-rat nieces and nephews visited (hyding under a char), butt eye eventually found it again. All so, eye was just reeding it as eye wiled aweigh minuets hear and their and had other books witch eye was reeding wythe a porpoise going on at the same thyme.

Ok, ENOUGH with the homophone/near-homophone fun. Was it as obnoxious for you to read as it wa
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