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Usage and abusage

Eric Partridge

Usage and abusage

a guide to good English.

by Eric Partridge

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Published by H. Hamilton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Usage -- Dictionaries.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1460 .P17 1957, PE1464 .P17 1957
    The Physical Object
    Pagination390 p.
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6233594M
    LC Control Number57034928
    OCLC/WorldCa318152

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