How to Speak and Write Correctly
by Joseph Devlin
Publisher: The Christian Herald 1910
This book is merely an effort to help ordinary, everyday people to express themselves in ordinary, everyday language, in a proper manner. Some broad rules are laid down, the observance of which will enable the reader to keep within the pale of propriety in oral and written language.
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