A Dictionary of Contemporary American Usage, Volume 10
Lively and readable, this book provides clear answers to questions of grammar, word preferences, effective style, punctuation, idiomatic phrases, spelling and literally thousands of similar problems that arise frequently in the use of the English language.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - muzzie - LibraryThing
My edition is a little out of date 1957 as opposed to 2008, but I still find it useful when I want to be explicit. I often use this book in conjunction with one of my many Thesauruses’ when I need a more detailed explanation of how a word is used. Read full review