Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fifth Edition

Author: Editors Of Webster's New World College Dictionaries

Publisher: Webster's New World

ISBN: 9780544598225

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Page: 1728

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"Webster s New WorldCollege Dictionary, Fifth Edition," presents the very best a college dictionary can offer, with all the user-friendly qualities that have distinguished the Webster's New World name for decades. A clear and accessible defining style, compelling feature notes, full-page tables and charts, hundreds of drawings that complement the definitions, and authoritative guidance on usage and style points make this the perfect dictionary for use at school, at the office, or at home. This edition has been updated for 2016 with dozens of new words and senses and hundreds of revisions."

Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fifth Edition

Author: Webster's New World College Dictionaries

Publisher: Webster's New World

ISBN: 9781328859440

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1728

View: 7635

Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fifth Edition, presents the very best a college dictionary can offer, with all the user-friendly qualities that have distinguished the Webster's New World name for decades. A clear and accessible defining style, compelling feature notes, full-page tables and charts, hundreds of drawings that complement the definitions, and authoritative guidance on usage and style points make this the perfect dictionary for use at school, at the office, or at home. This edition has been updated for 2018 with dozens of new words and senses and hundreds of revisions.

Webster's New World Dictionary, Fifth Edition

Author: Webster's New World College Dictionaries

Publisher: Webster's New World

ISBN: 9780544785670

Category: Reference

Page: 752

View: 9554

A new paperback edition based on "Webster's New World College Dictionary, "fifth edition, the official dictionary of the AP.

Armageddon's Glorious End

Author: David R. Manzano

Publisher: TEACH Services, Inc.

ISBN: 1479608270

Category: Religion

Page: 210

View: 5206

This latest contribution to the understanding of the Bible’s final book will be a welcomed addition to anyone’s personal library. The author is quick to admit that Revelation has many strange images and perplexing elements. However, he is just as quick to stress that these images and elements are not the focus. The Apostle John, in writing this apocalyptic volume, centers the attention on Jesus Christ, the only hope for those who have accepted Him as Lord and Savior, as well as those who still need to. Many people know Revelation for its striking, confusing symbolism. Many of these people would experience less confusion if they realized that most of these symbols are borrowed by the beloved disciple from other parts of the Bible. Manzano is faithful and responsible in allowing the Bible to interpret itself and establishing the Old Testament, especially the book of Daniel, as the foundation for decoding Revelation’s “mysteries.” As Bible prophecy continues to unfold, and this world continues to unravel like a cheap sweater, the frustration and turmoil that ensues will dissipate by the encouraging tone of this book. Readers are subsequently prompted to dive into Revelation and study afresh to reconnect with the Lamb/King around whom its messages revolve.

The Art of Editing in the Age of Convergence

Author: Brian S. Brooks,James L. Pinson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317192486

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 410

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The Art of Editing in the Age of Convergence remains the most comprehensive and widely used text on editing in journalism. This latest edition continues to shift the focus toward online multimedia as more and more people get their news that way. Amid these changes, the authors continue to stress the importance of taking the best techniques learned in print and broadcast editing and applying them to online journalism. The reality is that most people now often first learn of breaking news on Facebook or Twitter, and therefore the challenge for journalists in this new media world is distinguishing the quality and dependability of their work from all the fake news and propaganda memes, now so common online. This book is designed to help serious news providers produce a product that is well-edited and grounded in the best practices of journalism.

Webster's New World Dictionary

Author: Victoria Neufeldt,Andrew N. Sparks,Webster's New World

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0743467515

Category: Education

Page: 704

View: 1628

Highlighted by more than sixty thousand entries, including technical terms, and two hundred illustrations, a handy-sized desk dictionary features concise definitions, pronunciations, etymologies, notes on usage, updated biography and geography sections, and an easy-to-read type font. Reprint.

Is English Changing?

Author: Steve Kleinedler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351114050

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 194

View: 4736

Is English changing? To what degree is it changing? Is this change good or bad? In answering these questions, Is English Changing? provides a lively and concise introduction to language change, refuting commonly held misconceptions about language evolution as we understand it. Showing that English, like all living languages, has historically changed and continues to change, this book: analyzes developments in the lexicon, the way words are spoken or written, and the way in which speakers and writers use words; offers a basic overview of the major subfields of linguistics, including phonetics, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and sociolinguistics, all viewed through the prism of language change; discusses change over time with examples from Old English, Middle English, and Modern English; reinforces important concepts with examples from other languages, including Spanish, Japanese, and Czech; clearly defines key terms and includes advice on rules, usage, and style, as well as ample annotated further reading and activities throughout. Aimed at undergraduate students with little or no prior knowledge of linguistics, this book is essential reading for those studying this topic for the first time.

The Heavenly Way

G - L

Author: Michael Ross Stancato

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1469759810

Category: Religion

Page: 660

View: 5148

A Bible subject concordance that lists scripture references into subjects and also provides the necessary word definitions used in the references. It is very time-saving and convenient to use by not having to search and locate each reference for each subject.

The Associated Press Stylebook 2016

Author: The Associated Press,

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0465093388

Category: Reference

Page: 600

View: 9290

The 2016 edition of The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law includes nearly 250 new or revised entries – including lowercasing internet and web. The AP Stylebook is widely used as a writing and editing reference in newsrooms, classrooms and corporate offices worldwide. Updated regularly since its initial publication in 1953, the AP Stylebook provides fundamental guidelines for spelling, language, punctuation, usage and journalistic style. It is the definitive resource for journalists. Changes in the 2016 Stylebook include: • 50 new and updated technology terms, including emoji, emoticon and metadata • 36 new and updated entries in the food chapter, from arctic char to whisky/whiskey, and eight new and updated entries in the fashion chapter, including normcore and Uniqlo • New entries discouraging the use of child prostitute and mistress; restricting spree to shopping or revelry, not killing; and using the number of firefighters or quantity of equipment sent to a fire, not the number of alarms • DJ is now allowed on first reference, and spokesperson is recognized, in addition to spokesman and spokeswoman • New guidance on the terms marijuana, cannabis and pot; cross dresser and transvestite; accident and crash; notorious and notoriety • A new entry on data journalism With invaluable additional sections on the unique guidelines for business and sports reporting and on how you can guard against libel and copyright infringement, The AP Stylebook is the one reference that all writers, editors and students cannot afford to be without.

The Copyeditor's Handbook

A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications

Author: Amy Einsohn,Marilyn Schwartz

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520972279

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 568

View: 6048

Unstuffy, hip, and often funny, The Copyeditor’s Handbook has become an indispensable resource both for new editors and for experienced hands who want to refresh their skills and broaden their understanding of the craft of copyediting. This fourth edition incorporates the latest advice from language authorities, usage guides, and new editions of major style manuals, including The Chicago Manual of Style. It registers the tectonic shifts in twenty-first-century copyediting: preparing text for digital formats, using new technologies, addressing global audiences, complying with plain language mandates, ensuring accessibility, and serving self-publishing authors and authors writing in English as a second language. The new edition also adds an extensive annotated list of editorial tools and references and includes a bit of light entertainment for language lovers, such as a brief history of punctuation marks that didn’t make the grade, the strange case of razbliuto, and a few Easter eggs awaiting discovery by keen-eyed readers. The fourth edition features updates on the transformation of editorial roles in today’s publishing environment new applications, processes, and protocols for on-screen editing major changes in editorial resources, such as online dictionaries and language corpora, new grammar and usage authorities, online editorial communities, and web-based research tools When you’re ready to test your mettle, pick up The Copyeditor’s Workbook: Exercises and Tips for Honing Your Editorial Judgment, the essential new companion to the handbook.