||Fowler, Henry Watson, 1858–1933.
||The King’s English.
||Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1908.
||x, 370 p. 20 cm.
||Fowler, Francis George, 1870–1918, joint author.
||Preface signed: H. W. F., F. G. F.
English lexicographer, educated at Oxford. Both he and his brother,
Francis G. Fowler (1870–1918), had been teachers before they began their
literary collaboration with a translation of Lucian (1905). They also
worked together on The King’s English (1906), a trenchant and
witty book of modern English usage and misusage, and on The Concise
Oxford Dictionary of Current English (1911) and The Pocket Oxford
Dictionary (1924).—continue at Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth
Edition. Copyright © 2002 Columbia University Press.