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Published: 15 August 2013

208 Pages


ISBN: 9780199652457

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Oxford A-Z of English Usage

Second Edition

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield

  • All the essential information about how to use correct, appropriate English in everyday situations
  • Up-to-date guidance on questions of English usage, based on the latest analysis of the Oxford English Corpus
  • Over 600 entries on common language and grammar issues that people are uncertain about in handy A-Z sequence
  • More than 20 special features on troublesome subjects such as hyphenation or Latin plurals
  • Based on Oxford's world-leading dictionary research and contemporary language monitoring

New to this Edition:

  • Thoroughly revised and updated to reflect current trends in the English language
  • Over 50 entries new to this edition, including eminent / imminent, with regard to, and feature entries on apostrophes and the use of Britain / Great Britain / the British Isles / England

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