The "Times" Style and Usage Guide by Tim Austin

The "Times" Style and Usage Guide by Tim Austin

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This text aims to be a useful tool for writers, editors and proofreaders alike. Royal Family or royal family? Front-runner or front runner? Assure or ensure? It answers these and many other usage conundrums with entries designed to sweep the minefield of the English language.

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This text aims to be a useful tool for writers, editors and proofreaders alike. Royal Family or royal family? Front-runner or front runner? Assure or ensure? Affect or effect? Even the most sophisticated writers of English will run up against these and many similar problems in the quest for clear, elegant and grammatical writing. "The Times Style and Usage Guide" answers these and hundreds of other usage conundrums with a comprehensive collection of entries designed to sweep the minefield of the English language. The guide is presented in dictionary style with cross-references and specialist sections covering the Armed Forces, the arts, the churches, the courts, politics, sports and titles. Although no literary straitjacket, this authoritative guide is the foundation of correct English usage for all "Times" journalists and contributors and can provide the user with a benchmark style, the essential ingredient of all well-written English.

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SKU GOR001903449
Title The "Times" Style and Usage Guide
Author Edited by Tim Austin
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 2003
Number of Pages 256
ISBN 10 0007145055
ISBN 13 9780007145058
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Description

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This text aims to be a useful tool for writers, editors and proofreaders alike. Royal Family or royal family? Front-runner or front runner? Assure or ensure? Affect or effect? Even the most sophisticated writers of English will run up against these and many similar problems in the quest for clear, elegant and grammatical writing. "The Times Style and Usage Guide" answers these and hundreds of other usage conundrums with a comprehensive collection of entries designed to sweep the minefield of the English language. The guide is presented in dictionary style with cross-references and specialist sections covering the Armed Forces, the arts, the churches, the courts, politics, sports and titles. Although no literary straitjacket, this authoritative guide is the foundation of correct English usage for all "Times" journalists and contributors and can provide the user with a benchmark style, the essential ingredient of all well-written English.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001903449
Title The "Times" Style and Usage Guide
Author Edited by Tim Austin
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 2003
Number of Pages 256
ISBN 10 0007145055
ISBN 13 9780007145058
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No