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Usage and Abusageby Eric Partridge
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Revised and reset third edition of this classic, authoritative reference work on written English.
The 3rd edition, revised by Janet Whitcut, has been completely reset and brought up-to-date for modern usage. This classic guide, full of advice on how to avoid woolly expressions, bad grammar and poor vocabulary selection, guides the user through the difficulties of writing clear, direct English.
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