The complete plain words

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H.M.S.O., 1973 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 241 pages
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An essential guide to writing in clear English. - Goodreads
The advice given is still good, if stilted. - Goodreads
Gowers is an elegant and witty writer. - Goodreads
Writing should be short, simple and human. - Goodreads
It is not set out like a reference book. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Richard Thomas - Goodreads

With Fowler this are my essential sources of both pedantry on proper usage and of sense in clarity of expression. Read full review

Review: Complete Plain Words

User Review  - Richard Thomas - Goodreads

With Fowler this are my essential sources of both pedantry on proper usage and of sense in clarity of expression. Read full review

Contents

A preliminary digression
8
Correctness
22
introductory
42
Copyright

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Common terms and phrases