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The Complete Plain Words - Sir Ernest Gowers | Work

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Entertaining classic which provides an authoritative guide to good English.  Current usage of vocabulary and style is explained clearly and sections included cover: jargon, clichés, spelling and punctuation; ground rules of grammar; superfluous words, using words correctly and concisely, overuse or misuse; sexist language, the influence of science and technology and American English.

Writers' Bookshop
0140511997
9780140511994
24-09-1987
£9.99
£57.61
304
Penguin
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