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Books con argomento English Language United States Usage Dictionaries Americanisms Dictionaries

The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style

The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style

Garner Bryan A. 
edizioni Oxford University Press collana Oxford Univ Pr (Paperback)

What's the singular of paparazzi? Is graffiti singular or plural? What about kudos? Should I say empathic or empathetic? Is it a couple of dozen or a couple dozen? What's the correct pronunciation of concierge? Or schism? Or flaccid?In this book of crisp, precise, and often witty pronouncements on modern American English,...

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€ 21,40
Garner's Modern American Usage

Garner's Modern American Usage

Garner Bryan A. 
edizioni Oxford University Press collana Oxford Univ Pr (Hardcover)

Since first appearing in 1998, Garner's Modern American Usage has established itself as the preeminent guide to the effective use of the English language. Brimming with witty, erudite essays on troublesome words and phrases, GMAU authoritatively shows how to avoid the countless pitfalls that await unwary writers and...

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€ 43,90
The Language of the Civil War

The Language of the Civil War

Wright John D. 
edizioni Greenwood Pub Group collana (Hardcover)

America's language changed, along with its history, because of the Civil War. Nowhere is that point more riveting than in The Language of the Civil War. This is a unique compilation of slang, nicknames, military jargon and terminology, idioms, colloquialisms, and other words and expressions used (and often originating)...

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€ 86,10