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Objects in Mirror: May 10, 2008 Archive

Peruse the replies in the latest Grammar Grater discussion

Posted at 5:10 PM on May 10, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

Grammar Grater is reading between the lines on the use of the word peruse:

It turns out the word peruse means something different than "browse." According to the Oxford Dictionary of Current English, peruse is a formal word meaning "to read or examine thoroughly or carefully."

Who knew? Turns out a few people did. Check out the replies in the online discussion and add your own comment.

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