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Modern American Usage

RH Value Publishing

Modern American Usage

by RH Value Publishing

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Published by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English

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  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages436
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7684025M
    ISBN 100517335093
    ISBN 109780517335093

    The first edition of Garner's Modern American Usage established Bryan Garner as "an American equivalent of Fowler" (Library Journal).With more t copies sold, this witty, accessible, and engaging book has become the new classic reference work praised by professional copyeditors as well as the general public looking for clear advice on how to write more effectively/5(K).   Modern American Usage: A Guide (review) Herbert C. Morton writers," deleting entries that have lost their relevance and revising others to take account of changes in meaning and usage. The result is a book less doctrinaire than the edition, better written, and, at pages, considerably shorter, even though it includes new words.

      Garner relies on modern sources rather than historical precedent to determine the current, correct usage. He even advises writers about which words to avoid altogether. Each of the approximately 7, entries provides a definition, discusses the usage of the word, provides illustrative quotations, and gives citations to the references and Pages: Since first appearing in , Garner’s Modern American Usage has established itself as the gold standard for English usage. It’s the book people turn to when they need guidance on grammar or style: the most comprehensive A–Z guide on editorial questions of every kind.

    Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Modern American usage by Wilson Follett, , Hill and Wang edition, in English - Cited by:   Bryan A. Garner wears many hats: he is a lawyer, a prolific lecturer, and an equally prolific author. Since , he has been editor-in-chief of Black's Law is also the author of Garner's Modern American Usage, a widely respected guide to contemporary usage that has just been published in its third this, the first of our two-part interview with Garner, we learn what it.


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Note: This book also supersedes 'The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style', a compressed version of an earlier edition of 'Garner's Modern American Usage'.

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With more t copies sold, this witty, accessible, and engaging book has become the new classic reference work praised by professional copyeditors as well as the general public looking for clear advice on how to write more/5. A classic since its first edition inModern American Usage has been called a book that "every literate American ought to read." Now fully revised and brought up-to-date, this one-volume course in good writing brims with helpful answers—large and small—for readers who want to use English clearly, naturally, and by:   A classic since its first edition inModern American Usage has been called a book that "every literate American ought to read." Now fully revised and brought up-to-date, Modern American Usage book one-volume course in good writing brims with helpful answers—large and small—for readers who want to use English clearly, naturally, and : Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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. 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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A classic since its first edition inModern American Usage has been called a book that “every literate American ought to read.” Now fully revised and brought up-to-date, this one-volume course in good writing brims with helpful answers—large and small—for readers who want to use English clearly, naturally, and : Wilson Follett.

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English language—United States—Style—Dictionaries. Houghton Mifflin. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Modern American Usage: A Guide (Rev) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.

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A dictionary of modern American usage. [Bryan A Garner] -- "This wonderfully written work aims to help people use language so they will use the right words to say what they mean. Garner relies on modern sources rather than historical precedent to determine.