A Dictionary of Modern English Usage

A Dictionary of Modern English Usage

eBook - 2009
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No book had more influence on twentieth-century attitudes to the English language in Britain than Henry Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage. It rapidly became the standard work of reference for the correct use of English in terms of choice of words, grammar, and style. Much loved for his firm opinions, passion, and dry humour, Fowler has stood the test of time and is still considered the best arbiter of good practice. Now one of today's leading experts on thelanguage, David Crystal, has reassessed Fowler's contribution in this fascinating new edition. Crystal goes beyond the popular my.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
Edition: New ed
ISBN: 9780191571190
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxxi, 784 pages)
Additional Contributors: Crystal, David 1941-


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