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The Elements of style

The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White

by Derwood Hunsdale-Talbot on August 15, 2009

The fact that controversy still attends this little book (the name originally given to it), when much of it was written ninety years ago, is evidence of its continuing relevancy and value. Indeed, the fact that writers today are debating the guidelines put forth in TEOS shows that they’ve all considered it worthwhile enough to read.