Would you write council house or council-house, referendums or referenda, vice versa or vice-versa, razzmatazz, or razzamatazz, or razz-ma-tazz, or ...? This comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of writing style and usage is an indispensable aid to writers, journalists, editors, publishers, and anyone who wishes to write correctly and effectively. * Straightforward guidance and rulings on problems of grammar, syntax, spelling, and punctuation * Broad coverage includes names of people and places, and foreign words and phrases * Helpful and informative on aspects of usage, such as capitalization and abbreviations This book is intended for writers, editors, journalists, publishers, and anyone concerned with writing correctly and effectively.
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R. E. Allen was formerly Managing Editor of Small Academic Dictionaries at OUP. He edited The Pocket Oxford Dictionary 7/e, and the COD 8/e, and was the compiler of The Oxford Spelling Dictionary.Review:
`not only an indispensable aid to all those concerned witht he written word, but it also makes for the most fascinating reading...There will hardly be a day when you won`t refer to it.`
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Descrizione libro 1990-04-01., 1990. Condizione libro: New. Oxford Paperbacks. New edition. Hardcover. Book: GOOD. 452pp. . Codice libro della libreria NF-1756204
Descrizione libro Oxford Univ Pr, 1990. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0192826697
Descrizione libro Oxford Univ Pr, 1990. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria 9780192826695