Does Your Flamingo Flamenco? The Best Little Dictionary of Confusing Words and Malapropisms

Stumped about any of these? Hunger pains or hunger pangs? Spitting image or spit and image? Some time or sometime? Lay or lie? Shined or shone? Retroactive from or retroactive to? Effect or affect? Buck naked or butt naked?

Find all the answers in this handy guide written by Arlene Miller, The Grammar Diva. Over 250 confusing word pairs, groups, and idioms - defined with examples. More

Available ebook formats: epub

Words: 11,620
Language: English
ISBN: 9780998416526
About Arlene Miller

Arlene Miller, also known as "The Grammar Diva," is the author of nine grammar books and a novel. Her first grammar book, The Best Little Grammar Book Ever, has sold thousands of copies and is being used by schools and colleges. The purpose of Arlene's books is to clear up common grammar issues with short, friendly, and easy-to-use books.. Her other grammar books include Correct Me If I'm Wrong, Beyond Worksheets, (an ebook with grammar lesson plans), The Great Grammar Cheat Sheet, The Best Grammar Workbook Ever, and Fifty Shades of Grammar. She is also the author of Trashy Novel, a new adult story about four freshman college girls. Arlene is looking forward to writing the rest of this series.

in addition to writing books, Arlene writes a weekly blog post about grammar and anything else to do with words. She is also a copyeditor for both fiction and nonfiction and offers grammar and business-writing presentations and workshops. She recently retired from teaching English after 11 years in the public schools in Petaluma, CA.

Arlene has been a featured speaker at the Sonoma County (CA) Book Festival, Bay Area Independent Publishing Association (BAIPA), Redwood Writers, Sonoma County Library, Romance Writers of America, Society of Technical Communications, College of Marin, Copperfield’s bookstore, and several Rotary and other community groups.

She is a member of Redwood Writers,Bay Area Independent Publishing Association, and Independent Book Publishing Association. She holds degrees in Print Media, English, and Humanities, as well as California teaching and school administration credentials. She has two extremely amazing children who are now young adults!

Other than words, Arlene's favorite things include her children (of course); her chihuahua, Minnie; coffee, especially Starbucks; hot weather; penguins; music; and dancing. Oh, and chocolate, of course. Dark.

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