A dictionary of modern English usage

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Clarendon press, 1952 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 742 pages
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User Review  - AlexBrightsmith - LibraryThing

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

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User Review  - RicDay - LibraryThing

A wonderfully eccentric exploration of the language and its usage, this book has been my constant companion for more than 40 years and I have never quite accepted many of the changes in the newer revision. 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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