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by Rudolf Franz Flesch

Category: Words Language and Grammar
Subcategory: Reference
Author: Rudolf Franz Flesch
ISBN: 0060112921
ISBN13: 978-0060112929
Language: English
Publisher: HarperCollins; 1st edition (January 1, 1977)
Pages: 431
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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. I've owned this book since 1978. It contains all the hard to spell words, and all the hyphenated (or not) words

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. It contains all the hard to spell words, and all the hyphenated (or not) words. I have updated it as I used it but 99% of the time you will get the answer. Take canceled, or is it cancelled? Very worth owning for ANYone who writes ANYthing.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking Look It Up A Deskbook Of American Spelling And Style as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Look It Up A Deskbook. Rudolf Flesch (8 May 1911 – 5 October 1986) was an author, readability expert, and writing consultant who was an early and vigorous proponent of plain English in the United States. He created the Flesch Reading Ease test and was co-creator of the Flesch-Kincaid Readability Test.

More by Rudolf Flesch. Why Johnny Still Can't Read: A New Look at the Scandal of Our Schools. The ABC of Style: A Guide to Plain English. Why Johnny Can't Read-And What You Can Do about It. Rudolf Flesch. The Classic Guide to Better Writing: Step-by-Step Techniques and Exercises to Write Simply, Clearly and Correctly. How to Write, Speak and Think More Effectively. Art of Readable Writing.

A trusty manual listing all those words which trip up writers six times a da. A fine source of current spellings and usage distilled from the most consulted dictionaries and style books- ours is well-thumbed already.

A trusty manual listing all those words which trip up writers six times a day. Elesch distinguishes standard usage (schlock) from slang (kvetch), includes irregular plurals and tenses, gives frequently misspelled words (but omits alternate spellings), and notes which foreign words need accents (cause cÉlèbre) and which don't (coupe). He hates pretentious usage, consistently recommending simpler forms, and tends to simplify spellings (subpena for subpoena).

A New Guide to Better Writing. by Rudolf Franz Flesch, P. ISBN 9780445083844 (978-0-445-08384-4) Softcover, Popular Library, 1977. Coauthors & Alternates.

Rudolf Franz Flesch was an Austrian-born naturalised American author, and also a readability expert and writing consultant who was a vigorous proponent of plain English .

Rudolf Franz Flesch was an Austrian-born naturalised American author, and also a readability expert and writing consultant who was a vigorous proponent of plain English in the United States. Look It Up: A Deskbook of American Spelling and Style. 12921/?tag prabook0b-20. How to Write, Speak, and Think More Effectively.

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Webster was instrumental in giving American English a dignity and vitality of its own. Both his speller and dictionary reflected his principle that spelling, grammar, and usage.

Rudolf Franz Flesch was born May 8, 1911, in Vienna, the son of Hugo Flesch and .

Rudolf Franz Flesch was born May 8, 1911, in Vienna, the son of Hugo Flesch and the former Helene Basch. He earned a doctorate in law from the University of Vienna in 1933 and, after coming here in 1938, earned a P. in library science from Columbia University in 1943. He became a United States citizen in 1944. What You Mean,'' 1972; ''Look It Up: A Deskbook of American Spelling and Style,'' 1977; ''How to Write Plain English: A Book for Lawyers and Consumers,'' 1979; ''Why Johnny Still Can't Read: A New Look at the Scandal of Our Schools,'' 1981, and ''LITE rpt LITE. English: Some Popular Words That Are OK to Use,'' 1983.

Clarifies questions of spelling, capitalization, hyphenation, verb forms, and usage for some eighteen thousand alphabetically arranged entries, discussing compounding, italics, expressions to be avoided, common errors, points of style, and controversial usages
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