Oxford Writers' Dictionary

Oxford Writers' Dictionary

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Would you write council house or council-house, referendums or referenda, vice versa or vice-versa, razzmatazz, or razzamatazz, or razz-ma-tazz, or ...? This comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of writing style and usage is an indispensable aid to writers, journalists, editors, publishers, and anyone who wishes to write correctly and effectively. * Straightforward guidance and rulings on problems of grammar, syntax, spelling, and punctuation * Broad coverage includes names of people and places, and foreign words and phrases * Helpful and informative on aspects of usage, such as capitalization and abbreviations This book is intended for writers, editors, journalists, publishers, and anyone concerned with writing correctly and effectively.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 452 pages
  • 129.54 x 190.5 x 27.94mm | 317.51g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0192826697
  • 9780192826695

Table of contents

Preface. Guide to the Use of the Dictionary. Abbreviations used in the Dictionary. DICTIONARYshow more