This classic text has become the standard work on the correct but natural use of English and has ensured that Fowler is a household name. Written in Fowler's inimitable style, it gives clear guidance on usage, word formation, inflexion, spelling, pronunciation, punctuation, and typography. It includes advice on using: that, which or who; working and stylish words; worn-out humour; hybrids and malformations. Witty and practical, it remains an invaluable source of useful guidance on the correct use of English.
Fowler is a household name in all English-speaking countries and for over sixty years Modern English Usage has been the standard work on the correct but natural use of English.
Clear guidance on points of grammar, syntax, style, and the choice of words
Renowned for its authority and wit
Indispensable entries on disinterested, due to, jargon, sociologese, and which, that, who