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Garner's modern American usage

Author: Bryan A Garner
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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A guide to proper American English word usage, grammar, pronunciation, and style features examples of good and bad usage from the media.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan A Garner
ISBN: 9780195382754 0195382757
OCLC Number: 259266648
Description: ix, 942 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface to the third edition --
Preface to second edition --
Preface to first edition --
Acknowledgments --
List of essay entries --
List of abbreviations --
Pronunciation guide --
Key to the language-change index --
Essay: Making peace in the language wars --
Essay: The ongoing struggles of garlic-hangers --
Modern American usage --
Glossary of grammatical, rhetorical, and other language-related terms --
A timeline of books on usage --
Select bibliography --
Select index of writers quoted or mentioned.
Other Titles: Modern American usage
Responsibility: Bryan A. Garner.
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A guide to proper American English word usage, grammar, pronunciation, and style features examples of good and bad usage from the media.

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