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Strunk, William, and White, E. B., The Elements of Style, 4th Edition, Needham Heights, Massachusetts: Allen & Bacon, 2000; 308 pages.

Zinsser, William K., On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition, New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 2006; 308 pages.

Stein, Sol, Stein on Writing, New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 1995, 308 pages.

Lederer, Richard, The Miracle of Language, New York: Pocket Books (a division of Simon & Schuster), 1991; 254 pages.

Payne, Lucille Vaughan, The Lively Art of Writing, New York: Mentor Books (reissue edition); 1969.

Carillo, Jose, Give Your English the Winning Edge, Manila: The Manila Times Publishing, 2009; 486 pages.

Carillo, Jose, English Plain and Simple: No-Nonsense Ways to Learn Today’s Global Language, Manila: The Manila Times Publishing, 2004; 498 pages.

Carillo, Jose, The 10 Most Annoying English Grammar Errors, Manila: The Manila Times Publishing, 2008; 122 pages

Miller, George, The Prentice Hall Reader (Seventh Edition), New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2004; 620 pages

Flavell, Linda & Roger, Dictionary of Word Origins, London: Kyle Cathie Limited, 1995; 278 pages.

Ortiz, Leo D., 40 Elocution Pieces for Speech Training, Manila: Anvil Publishing, 2005; 106 pages.


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Arts & Letters Daily, a service of The Chronicle of Higher Education, Dennis Dutton, editor.

Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar. SPOGG for short, this site is for people who crave good, clean English — sentences cast well and punctuated correctly. It’s about clarity. And, as SPOGG asks on its website, who knows how many of the world’s huge problems could be solved if we had a little more of that?

Capital Community College Guide to Grammar and Writing, run and maintained by the Capital Community College Foundation in memory of the late Dr. Charles Darling, Professor of English, Capital Community College, Hartford, Connecticut.

Dr. Jay’s Power Writing Home Page, run and maintained by Dr. G. Jay Christensen, Ph.D., in Northridge, California, U.S.A.

The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL), free writing help and technical resources by The OWL at Purdue and Purdue University.

Filipino Entrepreneur, website of, the global Filipino business and investing community.


Dalisay, Butch, Man Overboard (essays), Manila: Milflores Publishing, 2005; 178 pages.

Friedman, Thomas L., The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century, Release 2.0, New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006; 600 pages.

Gladwell, Malcolm, The Tipping Point, New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2002; 302 pages.

Gould, Stephen Jay, The Panda’s Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1982; 344 pages.

Shaw, George Bernard, Pygmalion (stage play), Pocket Books (a division of Simon & Schuster), 2001; 204 pages.

Frazier, Charles, Cold Mountain (National Book Award-winning novel), New York: Vintage Books, 1997; 500 pages.

Nabokov, Vladimir, Lolita (novel in lyrical prose), New York: Vintage International, 1997; 318 pages.