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Strunk and White Elements of Style
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Strunk and White ± The Elements of Style ("the little book" – 1918, "Strunk & White") is an American English Style Guide. ± It is one of the most influential and best-known treatments of English grammar and usage in the US. ± It originally content was eight elementary rules of usage, ten elementary principles of composition, "a few matters of form", and a list of commonly misused words and expressions.
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Strunk and White ± Written and privately published by Cornell University professor Willliam Strunk Jr. ± In 1957, it came to the attention of E. B. White ( The New Yorker) , who studied under Strunk in 1919 using the little book . ± Because the book's original author had died in 1946, MacMilliam commissioned White to recast a new edition of Elements of Style , published in 1959. ± In 2005, The Elements of Style Illustrated , with design and illustrations by Maira Kalman. The text follows the 1999 edition.
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Strunk and White ± An Approach to Style , is a broader guide to writing. ± In 1999, the fourth edition of "Strunk and White", its second author had died, and the manuscript rights were acquired by Longman.
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Strunk and White ± Colloquialisms—what the heck is that? ± a local or regional dialect expression, ± slang word or phrase ± “like” “talk around” “awesome” “amazing” “vast” ± We will “talk around” the topic of proposals
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Strunk and White ± Exclamation points—! ± Thank you wonderful job!! ± Thank you for your work on this. ± Stop! ± Appropriate for use in Warnings.
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Strunk and White ± Headings—In general ± Do not underline heads Do not italicize main headings ± Do not punctuate headings :
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Strunk and White ± Hyphens—compound adjective
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This note was uploaded on 07/30/2010 for the course COM 2610 taught by Professor O'donnell during the Summer '10 term at Metropolitan State College of Denver.

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