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Subject:Re: Style Guides? From:Sarah Mahoney <smahoney -at- U -dot- WASHINGTON -dot- EDU> Date:Mon, 24 Jan 1994 08:09:03 -0800
> Don writes:
> Except for terms of art and other recent vocabulary additions, bust your
> butt to get a copy of Webster's Second Unabridged. It's The Big Dic. The
> Third is heresy. Other dictionary publishers don't make it. Well, OK, the
> OED is real useful, but not for modern American-English.
I read somewhere that the American Heritage Dictionary was the standard
for technical writing. Thus I dutifully purchased a huge, heavy copy.
Was I lead astray?