Oxford Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage
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This invaluable reference work offers the best and most sought-after advice on English grammar based on Henry Fowler's original, which is still a classic text after nearly 80 years. Updated with the use of Oxford's unique language databases, it comprises over 4,200 entries giving clear< br> recommendations on grammar, pronunciation, spelling, and writing style. This pocket-sized book gives advice on how to avoid common pitfalls in English usage, such as the split infinitive, infer or imply, who or whom. This work also offers broad coverage of British and American English, including< br> examples from all over the English-speaking world and wide-ranging illustrative quotations from well-known authors, such as Julian Barnes and A. S. Byatt, and international newspapers and journals.
Robert Allen was a Senior Editor on the OED until 1982, and Editor of the Concise Oxford Dictionary until 1990. He now works as a freelance writer and editor.ý