Did the CEO flaunt the law or flout it? When is it its, and when is it it's? Is there a problem with saying NOO-kyuh-ler? Is it OK to be impacted by something? The editors of The American HeritageR College Dictionary have selected one hundred of the most commonly confused and misused words in the English language as the basis for the third title in the popular series, The 100 WordsTM. This commonsense guide to some of the most troublesome bugbears, pet peeves, and faux pas of written and spoken English features advice from the renowned American HeritageR usage program. The information you need to tell right from wrong-or true errors from matters of taste-is explained in clear language with plenty of useful examples. Whether you're looking for authoritative guidance on proper usage or ammunition to counter a misguided critic, 100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses and Misuses is a handy resource for anyone who cares about our language.American Heritage Dictionary Editors is the author of '100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses & Misuses ', published 2004 under ISBN 9780618493333 and ISBN 0618493336.