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The Resource Robert Hartwell Fiske's Dictionary of unendurable English : a compendium of mistakes in grammar, usage, and spelling : with commentary on lexicographers and linguists

Robert Hartwell Fiske's Dictionary of unendurable English : a compendium of mistakes in grammar, usage, and spelling : with commentary on lexicographers and linguists

Label
Robert Hartwell Fiske's Dictionary of unendurable English : a compendium of mistakes in grammar, usage, and spelling : with commentary on lexicographers and linguists
Title
Robert Hartwell Fiske's Dictionary of unendurable English
Title remainder
a compendium of mistakes in grammar, usage, and spelling : with commentary on lexicographers and linguists
Title variation
Compendium of mistakes in grammar, usage, and spelling
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A comprehensive disctionary of common misusages illustrates the right way and the wrong way to use language and explores why dictionaries do not always provide the correct meaning or usage of a word
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Fiske, Robert Hartwell
Dewey number
423/.1
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PE1464
  • PE1408
LC item number
  • .F573 2011
  • .F465 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
Label
Robert Hartwell Fiske's Dictionary of unendurable English : a compendium of mistakes in grammar, usage, and spelling : with commentary on lexicographers and linguists
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Previously published as The dictionary of disagreeable English ... has been updated, revised, enlarged, and redesigned"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 454-456)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue. The decline of the dictionary ; Remarks about the "Usage notes" in the New Oxford American dictionary -- Imprecation -- The dictionary of unendurable English -- Language craven : a definition -- Appendix A. Mock Merriam -- Appendix B. The Fiske ranking of college dictionaries -- Appendix C. Write to a laxicographer [sic]
Control code
ocn709672921
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Scribner edition
Extent
xvi, 456 pages
Isbn
9781451651324
Lccn
2012532141
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Robert Hartwell Fiske's Dictionary of unendurable English : a compendium of mistakes in grammar, usage, and spelling : with commentary on lexicographers and linguists
Publication
Note
"Previously published as The dictionary of disagreeable English ... has been updated, revised, enlarged, and redesigned"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 454-456)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue. The decline of the dictionary ; Remarks about the "Usage notes" in the New Oxford American dictionary -- Imprecation -- The dictionary of unendurable English -- Language craven : a definition -- Appendix A. Mock Merriam -- Appendix B. The Fiske ranking of college dictionaries -- Appendix C. Write to a laxicographer [sic]
Control code
ocn709672921
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Scribner edition
Extent
xvi, 456 pages
Isbn
9781451651324
Lccn
2012532141
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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