The Gregg Reference Manual / Edition 9

The Gregg Reference Manual / Edition 9

by William A. Sabin
     
 

This comprehensive reference work is considered the bible of style by business professionals and students alike. The Gregg Reference Manual, spans the stylistic demands of business and academic writing, offering acceptable alternatives in grammar, style, usage, format, and technique. It provides the basic rules that apply in virtually every piece of writing, asSee more details below

Overview

This comprehensive reference work is considered the bible of style by business professionals and students alike. The Gregg Reference Manual, spans the stylistic demands of business and academic writing, offering acceptable alternatives in grammar, style, usage, format, and technique. It provides the basic rules that apply in virtually every piece of writing, as well as the fine points that occur infrequently but cause much trouble when they do. The ninth edition offers a new design and an emphasis on technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072936032
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
12/22/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
610
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface v
How to Look Things Up xi
Essays xiii

PART 1 Grammar, Usage, and Style
Punctuation: Major Marks 2
Punctuation: Other Marks 49
Capitalization 86
Numbers 110
Abbreviations 132
Plurals and Possessives 156
Spelling 176
Compound Words 196
Word Division 226
Grammar 231
Usage 279

PART 2 Techniques and Formats
Editing, Proofreading, and Filing 310
Letters and Memos 339
Reports and Manuscripts 404
Notes and Bibliographies 437
Tables 467
Other Business Documents 499
Forms of Address 542

PART 3 References
Appendix A. Glossary of Grammatical Terms 552
Appendix B. Glossary of Computer Terms 562
Appendix C. Pronunciation Problems 582
Index 592

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