Dictionary POS

Amy West medievalist at W-STS.COM
Wed Jan 16 13:26:03 UTC 2008

That's why you need the M-W Pocket Guide to English Usage: the
brilliance of Gil Gilman condensed.

---Amy West

>A case in point is Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage. It's my
>favorite usage manual and you can spend an hour or more on the intricacies
>of a single entry. But if you just need a quick answer on whether to use
>"that" or "which" in a particular sentence, it is exactly the wrong source
>to consult. Very often less is more.

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