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The New Fowler's Modern English Usage (original 1965; edition 1996)

by H. W. Fowler (Author)

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First published in 1926, A Dictionary of Modern English Usage is one of the most celebrated reference books of the twentieth century. Commonly known as 'Fowler,' after its inimitable author, H. W. Fowler, it has sold more than a million copies and maintained a devoted following over seven decades, in large part because of its charming blend of information and good humor, delivered in the voice of a genial if somewhat idiosyncratic schoolmaster. Now this classic is available in a new edition - the first major revision since Fowler's original. Rewritten, updated, and expanded to take into account the vast linguistic changes of the past three-quarters of a century, here are thousands of alphabetically arranged entries, offering advice and background information on all aspects of the English language, from grammar to spelling to literary style.… (more)
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To the memory of my brother FRANCIS GEORGE FOWLER, MA. CANTAB., who shared with me the planning of this book, hut did not live to share the writing.
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Preface to the Third Edition:  Henry Watson Fowler (1858-1933) is a legendary figure and this Dictionary of Modern English Usage (MEU), first published in 1926, is one of the most celebrated reference books of the twentieth century.
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The New Fowler's Modern English Usage is a wholesale rewrite of earlier editions of H. W. Fowler's classic work A Dictionary of Modern English Usage, originally published in 1926. As a result, the third edition is a distinct work from the original edition by Fowler.
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First published in 1926, A Dictionary of Modern English Usage is one of the most celebrated reference books of the twentieth century. Commonly known as 'Fowler,' after its inimitable author, H. W. Fowler, it has sold more than a million copies and maintained a devoted following over seven decades, in large part because of its charming blend of information and good humor, delivered in the voice of a genial if somewhat idiosyncratic schoolmaster. Now this classic is available in a new edition - the first major revision since Fowler's original. Rewritten, updated, and expanded to take into account the vast linguistic changes of the past three-quarters of a century, here are thousands of alphabetically arranged entries, offering advice and background information on all aspects of the English language, from grammar to spelling to literary style.

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