9780072873511

Rules of Thumb - book alone

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072873511

  • ISBN10:

    0072873515

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/23/2004
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Brevity and practicality are the hallmarks of Rules of Thumb. Reflecting the most current MLA, APA, and CMS documentation styles, the sixth edition remains the ideal handbook for improving grammar without overwhelming student writers with specialized terminology, or--at under $20 in most bookstores--with expense.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
The Meaning of ""Rule of Thumb"" How to Use Rules of Thumb
The Basics: Spelling, Punctuation, And Grammar
A Word about Correctness Commonly Confused Words One Word or Two?
Spelling Capitalization Abbreviations and Numbers Apostrophes Consistent
Pronouns I vs. Me, She vs. Her, He vs.
Him, Who vs.
Whom Vague Pronouns Recognizing Complete Sentences Period or Comma?
Run-on Sentences and Sentence Fragments Feature
Using but, however, although Commas Semicolons Colons Dashes and Parenthese
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