The Penguin Dictionary for Writers and Editors

The Penguin Dictionary for Writers and Editors

by Bill Bryson (Editor)


Written English is full of pitfalls and confusions, even for native speakers and writers of the language. Covering spelling, capitalization, plurals, hyphens, abbreviations, foreign names and phrases and British and American usages, this book provides a guide through the controversies and disputes. The editor's books include "The Penguin Dictionary of Troublesome Words", "The Mother Tongue", "The English Language" and "The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America".


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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Edition: 1st Edition
Publisher: Viking
Published: 29 Aug 1991

ISBN 10: 0670837679
ISBN 13: 9780670837670