The Complete Plain Words
A guide to the use of English by Sir Ernest Gowers
(First published in September 1954)

Preface The Choice Of Words 9The Handling of Words
1Prologue 5Introductory
2A Digression On Legal English 6Avoiding the Superfluous Word 10Punctuation
3The Elements 7 Choosing the Familiar Word
4 Correctness 8Choosing the Precise Word 11 Epilogue
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