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Dictionary of Modern English Usage The Classic First Edition

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ISBN-10: 019958589X

ISBN-13: 9780199585892

Edition: 2010

Authors: H. W. Fowler, David Crystal

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'What grammarians say should be has perhaps less influence on what shall be than even the more modest of them realize ...'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. In this new edition of the original Dictionary, David Crystal goes beyond the popular mythology surrounding Fowler's reputation to retrace his…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/14/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 832
Size: 5.08" wide x 7.72" long x 1.47" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

David Crystalis a writer, lecturer, and broadcaster on language and linguistics.