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Main Title Garner's modern English usage /
Author Garner, Bryan A.,
Publisher Oxford University Press,
Year Published 2016
OCLC Number 922726594
ISBN 0190491485; 9780190491482
Subjects English language--Usage--Dictionaries. ; English language--United States--Usage--Dictionaries.
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EKBM  PE1464.G37 2016 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 01/30/2017
Edition Fourth edition.
Collation lvi, 1056 pages ; 26 cm
Notes
"This book is a successor to three editions (1998, 2003, 2009) of Garner's Modern American Usage"--Title page verso. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
"Illustrates with actual examples, cited with chapter and verse, all the linguistic blunders that modern writers and speakers are pone to, whether in word choice, syntax phrasing, punctuation, or pronunciation."--Jacket. Preface to the Fourth edition -- Preface to the third edition -- Acknowledgments -- List of essay entries -- List of abbreviations -- Pronunciation guide -- Key to the language-change index -- Essay: Making peace in the language wars -- Essay: The ongoing tumult in English usage -- Garner's Modern English usage -- Glossary of grammatical, rhetorical, and other language-related terms -- A timeline of books on usage -- Select bibliography -- Select index of writers quoted or mentioned.