The complete Plain words

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H. M. Stationery Off., 1954 - House & Home - 209 pages
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This book might be old, but its message is relevant. The writer gives ideas on how language is ever changing. He also gives tips on how to communicate more clearly by eliminating verbosity. I can only ... Read full review

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A well-written guidebook with the deceptively simple advice for one's writing: i) Be simple ii) Be short iii) Be human Read full review

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Contents

Preface
1
A Digression on Legal English
8
The Elements
14
Copyright

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Troubles with prepositions, from 'The Complete Plain Words'
Managing troubles with prepositions from 'The Complete Plain Words', a guide to the use of English by Sir Ernest Gowers, first published in September 1954.
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JSTOR: The Complete Plain Words
The Complete Plain Words, Sir Ernest Gowers. Revised by Sidney Green- baum and Janet Whitcut with an introduction by Joseph Epstein (Boston: David R. Godine ...
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The Complete Plain Words Prologue Sir Ernest Gowers Not for ...
The Complete Plain Words Sir Ernest Gowers Her Majesty's Stationery Office London 1954 I Prologue Do but take care to express yourself in a plain, ...
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This intelligent and sympathetic book
The complete plain words. It quickly. became a standard work alongside Fowler. and Partridge, much admired for its. elegance, wit, and good sense. When I ...
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Plain Words - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
... in 1948 by Sir Ernest Gowers, originally aimed at civil servants, and expanded and reissued in 1954 as The Complete Plain Words (ISBN 0-14-051199-7). ...
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Library Catalogue record details, Geoscience Australia
Title, The complete plain words / by Sir Ernest Gowers. Edition, 2nd ed. /revised by Sir Bruce Fraser. Published, London : hmso, 1973. ...
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WIPO Library Catalog -- Details for: The complete plain words
The complete plain words. GOWERS, ERNEST. Detailed notes:. revised by Sidney GREENBAUM and Janet WHITCUT;. Related links: ...
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The Complete Plain Words. (3rd edition). Revised by Sidney Greenbaum and Janet. New York: Oxford University Press. Whitcut. London: HMSO. ...
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Penguin Books
The complete plain words. Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Penguin. Grace, P. (1986). Potiki. Auckland, nz; New York, ny, usa, Penguin Books. Grace, P. (1998). ...
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