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Collins Dictionary for Writers and Editors By Martin Manser

Collins Dictionary for Writers and Editors by Martin Manser

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Summary

The essential reference work for writers, editors and proofreaders.

Collins Dictionary for Writers and Editors Summary

Collins Dictionary for Writers and Editors by Martin Manser

The essential reference work for writers, editors and proofreaders.

Well-known or well known? Affect or effect? Majorca or Mallorca? Royal Family or royal family?

Spell check cannot be relied upon to help you with the trickier aspects of the English language. Even the most sophisticated writers of English will be faced with questions and problems in the quest for clear, elegant and correct writing.

The new paperback edition of the Collins Dictionary for Writers and Editors answers these questions, and thousands of other usage conundrums, with a comprehensive collection of entries designed to sweep the minefield of the English language.

Whether you're a writer, proofreader or editor, for books, periodicals or websites, the Collins Dictionary for Writers and Editors will be your essential reference. It contains accessible information covering everything from style and Americanization (or Americanisation), to proofreading marks and transliterations.

It also includes:

* abbreviations and acronyms
* misspellings
* compound words
* plurals
* capitalisation
* apostrophes
* titles

About Martin Manser

Martin Manser is a professional writer and researcher. He is responsible for `The Penguin Wordmaster' and `The Guinness Book of Words'.

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GOR002945686
9780007203512
0007203519
Collins Dictionary for Writers and Editors by Martin Manser
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2007-06-04
480
N/A
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