By Bill Bryson
From certainly one of America's so much liked and bestselling authors, a perfectly necessary and readable consultant to the issues of the English language most typically encountered through editors and writers.
What is the adaptation among “immanent” and “imminent”? what's the singular type of graffiti? what's the distinction among “acute” and “chronic”? what's the former identify of “Moldova”? what's the distinction among a cardinal quantity and an ordinal quantity? one of many English language's such a lot expert writers solutions those and lots of different questions and publications us all towards specific, mistake-free utilization. overlaying spelling, capitalization, plurals, hyphens, abbreviations, and overseas names and words, Bryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors should be an necessary better half for all who care adequate approximately our language to not maul, misuse, or contort it.
This dictionary is an important consultant to the splendidly disordered factor that's the English language. As invoice Bryson notes, it is going to offer you “the solutions to all these issues of written utilization that you simply form of comprehend or should recognize yet can’t fairly remember.”
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