This all-new guide to english is designed to be user-friendly. Its innovative A-to-Z dictionary format lets you find the answers to your questions about grammar, punctuation, and preferred usage quickly and easily. Simply look up the problem areas as you would look up a word in the dictionary. It's just that simple and time-saving. A glossary of terms and plentiful cross-references offer even more help when you need it. Created by a leading expert in linguistics and lexicography. Covers all essential areas of grammar and style. A key word index for fast access.. Clear, plentiful examples. Up-to-date, modern, preferred academic and business usage. Portable for school, home, or office.
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About the Author
Barbara Ann Kipfer, Ph.D., is a lexicographer who has authored or compiled more than forty books, including the Dictionary of American Slang (with Robert L. Chapman), The Order of Things, Writer's Digest Flip Dictionary, and the bestselling 14,000 Things to Be Happy About. She received her doctorate in linguistics from England's University of Exeter.