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The Dimwit's Dictionary, third edition cover
Offers fresh substitutes for tired language choices

The Dimwit's Dictionary, third edition

More Than 5,000 Overused Words and Phrases and Alternatives to Them

By Robert Hartwell Fiske

$17.95 • Trade Paper • ISBN 9781933338989

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This compilation of thousands of overused words and phrases, and
alternatives to them, is the ultimate tool for the writer who seeks to
weed out common, tired language and replace it with crisp, concise
writing. Humorous examples of bad language make for great browsing,
while readers can also look up specific cliches and find fresh options.