Offers guidance on specific aspects of written English. This book is an A-Z checklist of the mistakes that crop up in various aspects of written English. It gives guidance on usage difficulties, and includes several controversies, pitfalls and oddities of English. It is suitable for those who do any kind of writing.
Compiled by leading British lexicographers, this dictionary should prove useful at home and in the office. It offers comprehensive coverage of the English language and contains a variety of features, including usage notes and essays on the history of words such as "hypochondria" and "sideburns".