A dictionary of modern English usage

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Clarendon press, 1952 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 742 pages
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Review: A Dictionary of Modern English Usage

User Review  - Richard Epstein - Goodreads

A dangerous book to consult. Many, many times I have picked it up to check something specific, only to find out, an instant later, that 30 minutes have passed, and I am still reading. James Patterson should write such riveting prose. Read full review

Review: A Dictionary of Modern English Usage

User Review  - John E. Branch Jr. - Goodreads

Learned in a way that'll seem arcane to some people nowadays, but for me this is priceless. Read full review

Contents

ex ix if fc when Literary words
95
first in that Misapprehensions
166
Foreign danger Inversion m mm
188
For fore Inverted commas morale
233

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