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A plea for the Queen"s English

stray notes on speaking and spelling

by Alford, Henry

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Published by A. Strahan in London, and New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • English language -- Great Britain -- Errors of usage.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesQueen"s English.
      Statementby Henry Alford ... 10th thousand.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPE1460 .A5 1866
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 287 p.
      Number of Pages287
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6329420M
      LC Control Number35030502
      OCLC/WorldCa484910

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Henry Alford's A Plea for the Queen's English of (titled The Queen's English in later editions) was one of the earliest and most influential style manuals.

It was not a comprehensive grammar, but instead moved through the language addressing topics Alford knew many people found difficult. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Alford, Henry, Plea for the Queen's English.

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London Strahan, (OCoLC) Material Type. Description. Henry Alford's A Plea for the Queen's English of (titled The Queen's English in later editions) was one of the earliest and most influential style manuals. It was not a comprehensive grammar, but instead moved through the language addressing topics Alford knew many people found difficult.

The book also shows the perils of using language incorrectly, offering extremely (if unintentionally) humorous examples of where bad English can cause one thing to mean something entirely different. Authoritive yet entertaining, and illustrated with pithy drawings, this is the ideal book for anyone who strives for clear, stylish and accurate.

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