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The Oxford dictionary of American usage and style

Author: Bryan A Garner; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: [Oxford] : Oxford University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Contains numerous entries answering questions on plural forms and clarifying Americanisms. Specific usage examples from actual publications included.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Woordenboeken (vorm)
Additional Physical Format: Oxford dictionary of American usage and style
(OCoLC)43166381
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan A Garner; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 0195135083 9780195135084 9780199891245 0199891249
OCLC Number: 55025642
Description: 1 online resource
Other Titles: Dictionary of American usage and style
Responsibility: Bryan A. Garner.

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This abridgement of the acclaimed Dictionary of Modern American Usage is a handy guide that discusses the most common problems of style and usage.  Read more...

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"Excellent. Garner extends the reach of the prescriptive Fowler and the descriptive Merriam-Webster."--William Safire, The New York Times"The most succinct and sensible advice on American usage to Read more...

 
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