The American Heritage Book of English Usage

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American Heritage Dictionary, American Heritage Publishing Company
Houghton Mifflin, 1996 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 290 pages
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For the first time, the editors of the acclaimed American Heritage(R) Dictionary have applied their efforts to word usage as its own subject. The result is this practical guide that includes chapters on grammar, style, diction, gender, social groups, pronunciation, word formation, science terms, and a subject and a word index.

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Contents

Grammar l
28
Style
51
? Word Choice
66
Science Terms
145
3 Gender
170
Names and Labels
186
Pronunciation Challenges
209
it Word Formation
238
Email
258
Word Index
275
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