By H. W. Fowler
While my replica arrived, i found it's actually published the wrong way up. The textual content at the binding issues a technique, the textual content at the inside pages issues the wrong way.
Nice in the way to understand that even the boffins at Oxford college Press can pass over a big book-sized typo. Makes the remainder of us believe a bit greater.
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Affaire de cceur. See FRENCH WORDS. affect, effect. These verbs are not synonyms requiring differentiation, but words of totally different meaning, neither of which can ever be substituted for the other. Affect (apart from other senses in which it is not liable to confusion with effect) means have an influence on, produce an effect on, concern, effect a change in : effect means bring about, cause, produce, result in, have as result. These measures chiefly a. the great landowners. It does not a.
1904 Elliot Stock publishes his first book, a collection of essays, More Popular Fallacies, under the pseudonym of Quillet; not a success. 1905 Clarendon Press publishes the first collaboration between Henry and Frank, a 4-volume translation of Lucian in the Oxford Library of Translations; enthusiastically received. 1906 Clarendon Press publishes the second collaboration between Henry and Frank, The King's English, the authors identified only by their initials in the Preface; a great though controversial success, a second edition quickly follows.
Unlike averse, this can be followed only by to; Politicians who had been very adverse from the Suez- Canal scheme is wrong. JE, tE advertise. Not -ize ; see -ISE)(-IZE. advisedly. Four syllables; see -EDLY. advocate. Unlike recommend, propose, urge, & other verbs, this is not idiomatically followed by a thatclause, but only by an ordinary or a verbal noun. In Dr Felix Adler advocates that close attention shall be paid to any experiments, either urges should be substituted for advocates, or that & shall be paid should be omitted or give place to the paying of.
A Dictionary of Modern English Usage: The Classic First Edition (Oxford World's Classics) by H. W. Fowler