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Author Spector, Stephen, 1946- author.

Title May I quote you on that? : a guide to grammar and usage / Stephen Spector.

Publication Info. Oxford [England] ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]


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 Eureka Non-Fiction  428.2 Spe    ---  Available
Description xviii, 394 pages ; 21 cm.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-388) and index.
Contents What is Standard English, and who gets to decide what's proper English today? -- Some really basic grammar terms -- Tricky words, usage, and grammar -- Tricky words of the twentieth century and today -- Look-alikes -- Plurals.
Summary "A guide to English grammar and usage for the twenty-first century, pairing grammar rules with interesting and humorous quotations from American popular culture"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject English language -- Usage -- History -- 20th century.
English language -- Usage.
English language -- Grammar.
Figures of speech -- History -- 20th century.
Quotations -- Humor.
English language -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780190215286 (paperback) : $15.95
0190215283 (paperback)

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