The Times Style and Usage Guide

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Tim Austin
Times Books, 2003 - Literary Criticism - 192 pages
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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 conumdrums with a comprehensive collection of entries designed to sweep the minefield of the English language.

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Tim Austin is the leading authority on The Times newspaper on matters of prose style and usage, and is one of the leading arbiters of good writing in today's world.

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