Author:Corss, Donna Woolfolk


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Word Abuse (How The Words We Use Use Us)

By: Corss, Donna Woolfolk

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan: 1979

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 002020

ISBN: 0698109686

Condition: Very Good

002020: Unread condition - but has "WHS" stamped on bottom of page edge. "Introduction by William Woolfolk. " Review by Publishers Weekly "Credit Word Abuse with a lively anecdotal approach, sharp perceptions, a sense of comedy. As she discusses jargon, the cliché', the euphemism, emotional word color, the 'new verbal morality' (dirty words) and other perils, Cross makes some telling points in her jaunty opus. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5.5 x 8.25 in.: 232 pages View more info