"Modern American Usage" ought be required reading in college. And by that I mean it ought to be read as a book, from cover to cover. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Craig Carlson
Quick shipping, book is in new.condition as advertised, and with a beautiful binding at that!Published 4 months ago by Gold Rush
A classic referenced by most newer writers. Somewhat prescriptivist but useful reasoning.Published 5 months ago by kaf3
I sent this volume to a language student in India. It is really indispensable to
anyone writing in American English.
A poor, incomplete and unwieldy reference. "Modern American Usage" fails to deal with many of the everyday issues people struggle with in their writing -- the list of omissions is... Read morePublished on January 26, 2005 by Mike Brecher