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A Dictionary of Modern English Usage (Oxford World's Classics) by H W Fowler
A Dictionary of Modern English Usage (Oxford World's Classics)

James Dillon, July 29, 2011

If indeed it is an unsullied reissue of the first edition (ie, as long as the commentary is separate from the main text) this is a happy day indeed. The first edition is the best by far, and I have worn out two copies in the 25 years since I discovered this gem among the books my late mother-in-law, a freelance writer, kept on her desk. If there is a heaven, and if I get to go there, I'll get to meet the man in person.
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