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Words You Should Know to Sound Smart : 1,200 Essential Words Every Sophisticated Person Should Be Able
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This book is a tongue-in-cheek guide to words that any well-educated, witty person should be able to drop into cocktail conversation. The reader is encouraged to toss off words such as “disestablishmentarianism,” “descant,” and “autodidactic” –words that will make the user sound learned, intellectual, and wise. For those who want to improve the quality and sophistication of their speech and writing, this is the book to keep on the nightstand.
A togue-in-cheek guide to vocabulary enhancement introduces words to be slipped into everyday conversation, including autodidactic, descant, and disestablishmentarianism.
Number of Pages: 245
Publisher: Adams Media Corp
Author: Robert W. Bly
Street Date: April 18, 2009
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-4978