citeThe blogger's usage of sited means a person had placed a book somewhere. What she meant was that someone had cited (quoted or referred to) a book. I rather doubt that the muddler reads my blog, but if she does, maybe she'll sight something worth knowing.
–verb (used with object), cit·ed, cit·ing.
1. to quote (a passage, book, author, etc.), esp. as an authority: He cited the Constitution in his defense.
2. to mention in support, proof, or confirmation; refer to as an example: He cited many instances of abuse of power.
–verb (used with object), sit·ed, sit·ing.
1. to place in or provide with a site; locate.
2. to put in position for operation, as artillery: to site a cannon.
–verb (used with object), sighted, sighting.
1. to see, glimpse, notice, or observe: to sight a ship to the north.
This Write It Right post is part of my new series about words and writing.