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Contents

Essays

Abbreviations

-able

Absolute Constructions

Abstractitis

adjective

Adverbs

ae

-agog(ue)

-aholic

Airlinese

Alliteration

Americanisms and Briticisms

Anachronyms

Animal Adjectives

ante-

Anticipatory Reference

Appositives

Archaisms

-atable

-athlon

Back-Formations

Be-Verbs

bi-

Bureaucratese

-c-

Cannibalism

Capitalization

-cast

Casualisms

-ce

Century Descriptions

Chronology

-cide

Class Distinctions

Clichés

co-

Collective Nouns

Commercialese

Comparatives and Superlatives

Computerese

Concord

Conjunctions

Contractions

Contronyms

Correlative Conjunctions

Count Nouns and Mass Nouns

Danglers

Dates

Denizen Labels

Diacritical Marks

Dialect

Differentiation

diminutive

Diminutives

Directional Words

Document Design

Double Bobbles

Double Modals

Doublespeak

Double Subjects

Dysphemism

-ed

-edly

-ee

en-

Enumerations

-er

Ergative Verbs

-esque

Etymology

Euphemisms

ex-

Expletives

extra-

First Person

Flotsam Phrases

Footnotes

for-

Formal Words

-free

Fudge Words

Functional Shift

Fused Participles

Gallicisms

Garner's Law of Loanwords

Germanicisms

Gerunds

Governmental Forms

Headlinese

Hobson-Jobsonism

Hybrids

Hypallage

Hypercorrection

-ic

-ics

-ile

Illogic

Incomplete Sentences

Inelegant Variation

inter-

Inversion

Irregular Verbs

Italics

-ize

Jargon

Latinisms

Legalese

Literary Allusion

Malapropisms

Metaphors

Metathesis

Miscues

Mondegreens

Morphological Deformities

Mute E

Names

Needless Variants

Negatives

Neologisms

Nonwords

Noun Plague

Numerals

Numerical Prefixes

Object-Shuffling

Obscurity

Officialese

-or

Overstatement

Oxymorons

Parallelism

Passive Voice

per-

Periphrasis

Phrasal Adjectives

Phrasal Verbs

Place Names

Plain Language

Plurals

Pointing Words

Political Correctness

Portmanteau Words

Possessives

Postpositive Adjectives

Prepositions

Preventive Grammar

Profanity

Pronouns

pronunciation

Punctuation

Puns

quadri-

Questions, Direct and Indirect

Quotations

re- Pairs

Redundancy

Remote Relatives

Retronyms

Run-On Sentences

Sentence Adverbs

Sentence Ends

Sentence Length

Sesquipedality

Set Phrases

Sexism

Skunked Terms

Slang

Slipshod Extension

Sound of Prose

Spelling

Split Infinitives

Standard English

Subject–Verb Agreement

Subject–Verb Separation

Subjunctives

Subordination and Coordination

Superstitions

Swapping Horses

Synesis

Tenses

Titular Tomfoolery

Tmesis

Understood Words

Verbal Awareness

Vogue Words

Vowel Clusters

Weasel Words

Wellerisms

-wise

Woolliness

Word Patronage

Word-Swapping

-worthy

Zeugma

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