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.