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Concise Usage and abusage.

Eric Partridge

Concise Usage and abusage.

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Published by Citadel Press in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUsage and abusage.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1460 .P172 1965, PE1464 .P172 1965
    The Physical Object
    Pagination219 p.
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5951107M
    LC Control Number65023944
    OCLC/WorldCa3395329


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