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The encyclopedia of popular misconceptions

by Ferris Johnsen

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Published by Carol Pub. Group in Secaucus, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Common fallacies -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFerris Johnsen.
    GenreDictionaries.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAZ999 .J64 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 220 p. ;
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1093784M
    ISBN 100806515562
    LC Control Number94018196
    OCLC/WorldCa30508227

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The encyclopedia of popular misconceptions by Johnsen, Ferris. Publication date Topics Common fallacies, Common fallacies -- Dictionaries Publisher Contributor Internet Archive Language English "A Citadel Press book." "The ultimate Debunker's guide to widely accepted fallacies"--Cover vi, pages ; 22 cm Access-restricted-item true Pages:   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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