Re: Grammar, style, and formatting questions answered

Subject: Re: Grammar, style, and formatting questions answered
From: Patricia Egan <capdev -dot- communications -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Gary Schnabl <gSchnabl -at- livernoisyards -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 16 May 2009 16:37:26 -0700

The St. Martin's Manual has a very good section on English for non-native
speakers. Andrea Lunsford, who runs the writing center at Stanford, is the
author.

FYI,
Pat

On Sat, May 16, 2009 at 4:13 PM, Gary Schnabl
<gSchnabl -at- livernoisyards -dot- com>wrote:

> Chris Morton wrote:
> > There's room for another manual, especially since the Gregg Reference
> Manual
> > cuts to the chase and is very well laid out.
> >
> > Interestingly, it's been around longer than CMoS, but I don't think
> > McGraw-Hill is aggressive about pushing it. Rather, McGH seems to expect
> > interested users to already know about GRM and just seek it out.
> >
> > I have to say that, since getting my copy, I'm finding it to be more
> > accessible than CMoS, which means I'll probably end up referencing it
> more.
> > Not that I'll be casting CMoS aside, mind you; it's nice to have a couple
> of
> > authoritative soureces as backup when peers want to lay down the
> gauntlet.
> >
> >
> >> Chris
> >>
> The OWL at Purdue <http://owl.english.purdue.edu/> will answer questions
> from the public submitted via email concerning English style guides,
> plus several other English or writing matters. I never used it myself,
> but I refer some foreign graduate students (for whom I copyedit their
> dissertations or theses) to seek help there from time to time.
>
> Gary
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References:
Grammar, style, and formatting questions answered: From: Chris Morton
Re: Grammar, style, and formatting questions answered: From: Chris Morton
Re: Grammar, style, and formatting questions answered: From: Gary Schnabl

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