A DICTIONARY OF. MODERN. ENGLISH USAGE. BY. H.W. FOWLER. SECOND EDITION revised by. SIR ERNEST GOWERS. Oxford New York. OXFORD. No book had more influence on twentieth-century writers of English than Henry Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage. It rapidly became. No book had more influence on twentieth-century attitudes to the English language in Britain than Henry Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage. It rapidly.

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Due to technical reasons, we have temporarily removed commenting from our articles. See all customer images. Burchfield referred to Fowler’s work as a “fossil.

Fowler at times cited English idiom as the reason to write a certain way, but at other times urged readers to disregard the common idiom. Request an Inspection Copy. This exciting paperback edition of one of the classic works of English reference will delight everyone interested in language.


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Write a customer review. Oxford at Clarendon Press, It was then revised and edited by Ernest Gowers to create the xictionary edition, which was published in as Fowler’s Modern English Usage.

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For Fowler’s Toad, see Bufo fowleri. He said it was fine to use a split infinitive, or to end sentences with a preposition, or usave begin sentences with “but.

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