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Bryson's dictionary for writers and editors.


Bryson's dictionary for writers and editors.

Bryson, Bill.

Broadway Books


398 pages




Covering spelling, punctuation, abbreviations, and US, UK, and foreign names and phrases, this reference offers a readable and often humorous guide to the problems of English spelling and usage most commonly encountered by editors and writers. Pronunciations have been simplified, without use of the International Phonetic Alphabet. An appendix on punctuation, a glossary of grammatical terms, and conversion tables are also included. Bryson won the 2004 Aventis Prize for his A Short History of Nearly Everything.

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