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Writing guides, grammar books, punctuation how-tos . . . do you read them? Not read them? How many writing books, grammar books, dictionaries–if any–do you have in your library? – BTT

I don’t “read” them per se. I do have a couple, and I like a good reference book as the next bibliophile. I have two English dictionaries, a couple of English other language dictionaries, and one purely French dictionary. I use the computer and online dictionaries more. I also have one grammar book, and I would really like to get a copy of the Elements of Style. I like owning grammar books rather than using them though. I listen to the Grammar Girl podcast which says a lot about me, but I am horrible at grammar and syntax. When I learn languages, writing and proper oral communication is the hardest for me to learn while I learn quickly through comprehension.

Bit late today since I’m busy on thursdays now. I haven’t had time to read this week. The weekend can’t come fast enough.

4 thoughts on “Booking Through Thursday – Manual Labour

  1. Hmm. I forgot to list the language dictionaries I have – Spanish, French, and Latin, I think.

    Should I have listed the demonology and vampire reference books I have?

    Naw, that would’ve taken too long.

    cjh

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