The Handbook of Good English

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Simon and Schuster, 1991 - Education - 427 pages
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Now substantially revised and updated, this essential guide is arranged in an easy-to-follow, topical style that takes readers from the rules governing basic sentence structure to methods of achieving effective expression.
 

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As a copyeditor, I need not only to know the answers but also to back up the choices I make when editing a manuscript. In that regard I have found this book exceptionally helpful. The author was a ... Read full review

Contents

GRAMMAR
1
PUNCTUATION
81
HOW TO STYLE WRITTEN
219
Dates
228
Titles of Officials and Names of Their Offices
234
Placenames
241
Foreign Words
256
Occasion and Intent
262
Tone
271
Revision
278
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