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Webster"s dictionary of usage and style

Roy H. Copperud

Webster"s dictionary of usage and style

the reference guide for professional writers, reporters, editors, teachers and students

by Roy H. Copperud

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Published by Avenel Books, Distributed by Crown Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Usage -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- Style -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoy H. Copperud ; introduction by J.R. Wiggins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1460 .C66 1982, PE1464 .C66 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination450 p. ;
    Number of Pages450
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3491823M
    ISBN 100517385686
    LC Control Number82011647
    OCLC/WorldCa8626698

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