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The elephants of style

a trunkload of tips on the big issues and gray areas of contemporary American English

by Walsh, Bill

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • English language -- United States -- Usage -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
    • English language -- United States -- Style -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
    • English language -- United States -- Usage -- Humor.,
    • English language -- United States -- Style -- Humor.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBill Walsh.
      GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc., Humor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPE2827 .W35 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 238 p. :
      Number of Pages238
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3677523M
      ISBN 100071422684
      LC Control Number2003017004


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