AUTHOR: Fowler, Henry Watson, 1858¨C1933.
TITLE: The King¡¯s English.
EDITION: 2d ed.
PUBLISHED: Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1908.
PHYSICAL DETAILS: x, 370 p. 20 cm.
OTHER AUTHORS: Fowler, Francis George, 1870¨C1918, joint author.
ISBN: 1-58734-014-3.
NOTES: Preface signed: H. W. F., F. G. F.
About Author: 1858¨C1933, English lexicographer, educated at Oxford. Both he and his brother, Francis G. Fowler (1870¨C1918), 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).¡ªcontinue at Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. Copyright © 2002 Columbia University Press.

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