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The Resource In defence of plain English : the decline and fall of literacy in Canada, Victoria Branden, (electronic resource)

In defence of plain English : the decline and fall of literacy in Canada, Victoria Branden, (electronic resource)

Label
In defence of plain English : the decline and fall of literacy in Canada
Title
In defence of plain English
Title remainder
the decline and fall of literacy in Canada
Statement of responsibility
Victoria Branden
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This indispensable guide to the English language defines bad English and how to use and write good English
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Branden, Victoria
Dewey number
420/.971
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • English language
  • Literacy
  • Canadianisms
Label
In defence of plain English : the decline and fall of literacy in Canada, Victoria Branden, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 154-155)
Color
multicolored
Contents
Foreword; 1 Talking Classy; 2 Dat's a Good Woid; 3 Some Too Frequently Utilized "Good Woids"; 4 Oh, Say, CBC; 5 English Grammar: As It Lays Dyeing; 6 From Whence These Apotheoses and Epiphanies?; 7 Lost Words and Losing Battles; 8 Redundancy and Related Absurdities; 9 Prepositions, Pronouns, and Other Booby-traps; 10 Confusion Worse Confounded: Odd Couples; 11 Spelling Bee; 12 Trippingly on the Tongue: Casualties of Pronunciation; 13 Mind the Stop! Developing Comma Sense; 14 Foreign Classy; 15 Mad Metaphors; 16 Politically Correct?; 17 Jargon, Gobbledegook, and Bafflegab
Control code
ocn279038834
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 156 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781554881987
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)279038834
Label
In defence of plain English : the decline and fall of literacy in Canada, Victoria Branden, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 154-155)
Color
multicolored
Contents
Foreword; 1 Talking Classy; 2 Dat's a Good Woid; 3 Some Too Frequently Utilized "Good Woids"; 4 Oh, Say, CBC; 5 English Grammar: As It Lays Dyeing; 6 From Whence These Apotheoses and Epiphanies?; 7 Lost Words and Losing Battles; 8 Redundancy and Related Absurdities; 9 Prepositions, Pronouns, and Other Booby-traps; 10 Confusion Worse Confounded: Odd Couples; 11 Spelling Bee; 12 Trippingly on the Tongue: Casualties of Pronunciation; 13 Mind the Stop! Developing Comma Sense; 14 Foreign Classy; 15 Mad Metaphors; 16 Politically Correct?; 17 Jargon, Gobbledegook, and Bafflegab
Control code
ocn279038834
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 156 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781554881987
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)279038834

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