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Dictionary of modern English usage

Dictionary of modern English usage

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by H.W. Fowler.
ContributionsFowler, H. W., Gowers, Sir, Ernest.
The Physical Object
Pagination750p.
Number of Pages750
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14957223M
ISBN 100191964123
OCLC/WorldCa48865145

An excellent prescriptivist resource for the careful writer — one who strives to produce high-quality prose — is Garner’s Modern American Usage. This nearly 1,page book by esteemed wordsmith Bryan A. Garner, first published in and already in its third edition, is . 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.

usage definition: 1. the way a particular word in a language, or a language in general, is used: 2. the way. Learn more. Garner's Modern American Usage by Bryan Garner. Oxford University Press: New York, Arranged as a dictionary, and surely as indispensable as one for writers who care about (and like to argue about) correct English usage. Garner does a great job of citing resources for his judgments and pointing to lively examples of good and bad writing.

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Related topics: Languages, Linguistics usage us‧age / ˈjuːsɪdʒ, ˈjuːz-/ noun 1 [countable, uncountable] SLL the way that words are used in a language a book on modern English usage 2 [uncountable] USE something the way in which something is used, or the amount of it that is used Water. Read Online Now fowlers dictionary of modern english usage book by oxford university press usa Ebook PDF at our Library. Get fowlers dictionary of modern english usage book by oxford university press usa PDF file for free from our online library.


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What is the singular of 'paparazzi'. Is 'graffiti' singular or plural. Should I say 'empathic' or 'empathetic'. What is the correct pronunciation of 'concierge'?In this book of crisp, precise and often witty pronouncements on modern American English, Bryan Garner decisively answers these and hundreds of other questions that bedevil those who care about the language.

A Dictionary of Modern English Usage is a style guide to British English usage, pronunciation, and writing. It covers topics such as plurals and literary technique, distinctions among like words.

Jeremy Butterfield, editor Jeremy Butterfield is a freelance lexicographer, language expert and writer, and an OUP author. For many years he worked in senior editorial positions in Collins English and Bilingual Dictionaries.

He is also the author of the popular book on the English language, Damp Squid: The English Language Laid Bare (), as well as the Oxford A-Z of English Usage (). A Dictionary Of Modern English Usage Item Preview remove-circle A Dictionary Of Modern English Usage : Print-Paper : Book.

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guide to precise phrases, grammar, and pronunciation can be key; it can even be admired. But beloved. Yet from its first appearance inFowler's was just that. Henry Watson Fowler initially aimed his Dictionary of Modern English Usage, as he wrote to his publishers inat "the half-educated Englishman of literary proclivities who wants to know Can I say so-&-so?"4/5(3).

Garner's Modern English Usage (GMEU), written by Bryan A. Garner and published by Oxford University Press, is a usage dictionary and style guide (or 'prescriptive dictionary') for contemporary Modern English. [pages needed] It was first published in as A Dictionary of Modern American Usage, with a focus on American English, which it retained for the next two editions as Garner's Modern Author: Bryan A.

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Fowler and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The set includes the fifth edition of 'The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English' and the second edition of 'A Dictionary of Modern English Usage'. Henry Watson Fowler was born inand was described in The Times as a lexicographical genius.

Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage is the world-famous guide to English usage, loved and used by writers, editors, and anyone who values correct English since it first appeared in Fowler's gives comprehensive and practical advice on complex points of grammar, syntax.

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BOOKEND / By PATRICIA T. O'CONNER Grammar, Henry Fowler wrote in in his ''Dictionary of Modern English Usage,'' is ''a poor despised branch of learning.'' Seventy years later, it is hard to argue that grammar -- at least Fowler's kind of grammar -- fares any better.

Review: A Dictionary of Modern English Usage, by H.W. Fowler 17 years before the arrival of The Oxford English Dictionary. Warren Clements is co-author of The Globe and Mail Style Book.

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