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Plain Words

Rebecca Gowers, Ernest Gowers - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2014 - 320 pages
'Be short, be simple, be human.' When Sir Ernest Gowers first wrote Plain Words, it was intended simply as a guide to the proper use of English for the Civil Service. Within a ...
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A Dictionary of Modern English Usage

Henry Watson Fowler - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1994 - 742 pages
This dictionary aims to help users to find the most appropriate word to use on a wide range of occasions. It is designed in particular for students, those writing reports ...
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A Dictionary of Modern English Usage: The Classic First Edition

H. W. Fowler, David Crystal - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2010 - 784 pages
"A dictionary of modern English usage first published 1926"--T.p. verso.
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Strictly English: The correct way to write ... and why it matters

Simon Heffer - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2011 - 352 pages
"Be in no doubt: the beer was drunk but the man drank the beer." "We must avoid vulgarities like 'front up'. If someone is 'fronting up' a television show, then he is ...
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Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words: A Writer's Guide to Getting It Right

William Bryson - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2013 - 256 pages
One of the English language's most skilled and beloved writers guides us all towards precise, mistake-free usage. In the middle 1980s Bill Bryson was a copy editor for the ...
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