WORLD WORDS by W. Cabell Greet


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Revised and enlarged edition of War Words tripling its size, and containing some 10,000 entries. A book of pronunciation and usage rather than definition, with two respellings, simplified and phonetic; with notes on the pronunciation of names and words in foreign tongues; with recommendations on preferred pronunciations of English words and comments on basis of disputes (ration -- Caribbean -- Quezon etc.). The introductory material gives the explanation of the basic usage -- index to abbreviations necessary facts on general foreign usage, etc. Market -- lecturers, radio speakers, teachers, and so on.

Publisher: Columbia University Press