The Penguin Dictionary of American English Usage and Style
Author:Paul M. Lovinger
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Number Of Pages: 512
Publication Date: 2001-12-31
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0142000469
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780142000465
The Penguin Dictionary of American English Usage and Style covers a wide range of topics from grammar and punctuation to style and word choice. Drawing on more than 2,000 real-life examples of questionable usage, it features topics found in no comparable reference work, such as clear examples and definitions in all word entries and explanations of misunderstood and misused words and clichés. This authoritative and highly readable guide provides exceptionally clear answers in plain language to the most complicated questions about English. It will be welcomed by anyone who cares about the way words are used.