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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English language -- Usage.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementH.W. Fowler ; revised by Sir Ernest Gowers.
ContributionsGowers, Ernest.
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 725p. ;
Number of Pages725
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22444149M

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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. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t3pw1kv3v Ocr . 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, /5(54). guide to precise phrases, grammar, and pronunciation can be key; it can even be admired. But beloved? Yet from its first appearance in , Fowler's was just that. Henry Watson Fowler initially aimed his Dictionary of Modern English Usage, as he wrote to his publishers in , at "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. Garner. Genre/Form: Dictionary Dictionaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fowler, H.W. (Henry Watson), Dictionary of modern English usage. Oxford Fowler's Modern English Usage Dictionary by H. W. 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 in , and was described in The Times as a lexicographical genius.