Usage and Abusage: A Guide to Good English

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Penguin Books, 1973 - English language - 380 pages
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Language is everybody's business, and enters into almost every part of human life. Yet it is all too often misused; directness and clarity disappear in a whirl of cliches, euphemisms, and woolliness of expression. This book attacks linguistic abusage of all kinds, and at the same time offers helpfully constructive advice on the proper use of English.

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