Troublesome Words

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241974542
Size: 74.62 MB
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So if you want to discover whether you should care about split infinitives, are cursed with an uncontrollable outbreak of commas or were wondering if that newsreader was right to say 'an historic day', this superb book is the place to find ...

Bryson S Dictionary Of Troublesome Words

Author: William Bryson
Publisher: Anchor Canada
ISBN: 9780385679954
Size: 65.40 MB
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Precise, prescriptive, sometimes (like its author) amusingly prickly, this book belongs on the desk of every person who cares enough about our language not to maul or misuse or distort it. Move over, Strunk and White.

Bryson S Dictionary Of Troublesome Words

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9780767910477
Size: 73.79 MB
Format: PDF
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This is a language where ‘cleave’ can mean to cut in half or to hold two halves together; where the simple word ‘set’ has 126 different meanings as a verb, 58 as a noun, and 10 as a participial adjective; where if you can run fast ...

Bryson S Dictionary For Writers And Editors

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407094394
Size: 79.27 MB
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Here is a very personal selection of spellings and usages, covering such head-scratchers as capitalization, plurals, abbreviations and foreign names and phrases.

The Editor S Companion

Author: Janet Mackenzie
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107380138
Size: 20.47 MB
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Robin Derricourt, Ideas into Books (Penguin, Melbourne, 1996) is an entertaining
and practical guide to non-fiction ... and two works by Bill Bryson, Bryson's
Dictionary of Troublesome Words: A writer's guide to getting it right(Random
House, ...

The Christian Writer S Manual Of Style

Author: Robert Hudson
Publisher: HarperCollins Christian Publishing
ISBN: 0310527910
Size: 33.75 MB
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Spellbinding Sentences: A Writer's Guide to Achieving Excellence and
Captivating Readers. Cincinnati: Writer's ... Bryson, Bill. Bryson's Dictionary of
Troublesome Words: A Writer's Guide to Getting It Right. New York: Broadway,
2002. Catholic ...

News Writing

Author: Anna McKane
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1847878520
Size: 45.94 MB
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If you want to become good at writing news stories, you must read a lot of good
news stories. Read lots of different ... It may be very slightly outdated. Bryson's
Dictionary of Troublesome Words: A Writer's Guide to Getting it Right, Bill Bryson
 ...

Guerrilla Networking

Author: Jay Conrad Levinson
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
ISBN: 9781600370168
Size: 73.18 MB
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which has been around since the 1920s and has been used by millions to
improve their writing. ... refer to Brysons Dictionary of Troublesome Words: A
Writer's Guide to Getting it Right, a helpful guide by best-selling author Bill Bryson
. Another ...

Seeing Further

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006203622X
Size: 77.23 MB
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Edited and introduced by Bill Bryson, with original contributions from "a glittering array of scientific writing talent" (Sunday Observer) including Richard Dawkins, Margaret Atwood, Richard Holmes, Martin Rees, Richard Fortey, Steve Jones, ...

The Life And Times Of The Thunderbolt Kid

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409095789
Size: 56.83 MB
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It was a happy time, when almost everything was good for you, including DDT, cigarettes and nuclear fallout. This is a book about one boy’s growing up.