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A dictionary of modern English usage

H. W. Fowler

A dictionary of modern English usage

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Usage -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    StatementH.W. Fowler ; edited with an introduction and notes by David Crystal.
    GenreDictionaries
    ContributionsCrystal, David, 1941-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1628 .F65 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 784 p. ;
    Number of Pages784
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23941537M
    ISBN 100199535345
    ISBN 109780199535347
    LC Control Number2009921241


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