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" Narrow etymons of the mere scholar and loose locutions of the ignorant are alike denied a standing. "
Write it Right: A Little Blacklist of Literary Faults - Page v
by Ambrose Bierce - 1909 - 73 pages
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Satire: Spirit and Art

George Austin Test - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 300 pages
...writing gladly. Bierce's "blacklist" of imprecise and improper usage in Write It Right (1909) aims at the "narrow etymons of the mere scholar and loose locutions of the ignorant . . . alike." In such essays as "Word Changes and Slang," "Writers of Dialect," and "For Brevity and...
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