A dictionary of modern English usage

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The Clarendon Press, 1930 - English language - 742 pages

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Back in the early 2000s, the software company I worked at had some unused books left over from a project, including a late printing of the first edition of H. W. Fowler’s *A Dictionary of Modern ... Read full review

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I love this book whole-heartedly. I won't pretend that with this one work you can leap from ignorance to expert knowledge, but if you already have a fair grasp of good usage, and are willing to have ... Read full review

Contents

ex
28
Facetious formations
44
in ine
55
fail
65
False quantity
120
False scent
147
fellow
174
fled
261
Fused participle
462
Gallicisms
475
Gerund
484
Grand compounds
502
Greek
513
Hackneyed phrases
540
have
566
Haziness
573

first
280
follow
357
Formal words
366
French words
377
Full stop
430
however
662
ible
668
ics
702
i
714
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