The Gregg Reference Manual: A Manual of Style, Grammar, Usage, and Formatting Tribute Edition

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March 1, 2010


Spiral bound, 784 pages


0073397105 / 9780073397108


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Main description

The Gregg Reference Manual is intended for anyone who writes, edits, or prepares material for distribution or publication. For over fifty years this manual has been recognized as the best style manual for business professionals and for students who want to master the on-the-job standards of business professionals.

Features of the New Edition
The eleventh edition of The Gregg Reference Manual has been revised and enhanced to satisfy the continually evolving demands of business and academic writers. In addition, this special four-color edition of GRM pays tribute to the author Bill Sabin with personal photographs and a new biographical essay.

Other Components of the Eleventh Edition
A number of supplementary components are available online for trainers, instructors and students including:

  • Basic Worksheets
  • Comprehensive Worksheets
  • Trainer’s Resource Manual
  • Instructor’s Resource Manual

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    Table of contents

    About the Book and the Author; A Personal Tribute; Professional Tributes; Preface; Acknowledgements; How to Look Things Up; Essays on the Nature of Style; Part 1—Grammar, Usage, and Style; Chapter 1. Punctuation: Major Marks; Chapter 2. Punctuation: Other Marks; Chapter 3. Capitalization; Chapter 4. Numbers; Chapter 5. Abbreviations; Chapter 6. Plurals and Possessives; Chapter 7. Spelling; Chapter 8. Compound Words; Chapter 9. Word Division; Chapter 10. Grammar; Chapter 11. Usage; Part 2—Techniques and Formats; Chapter 12. Editing and Proofreading; Chapter 13. Letters, Memos, and Text Messages; Chapter 14. Reports and Manuscripts; Chapter 15. Notes and Bibliographies; Chapter 16. Tables; Chapter 17. Other Business Documents; Chapter 18. Forms of Address; Part 3—References; Appendix A: Glossary of Grammatical Terms; Appendix B: Pronunciation Problems; Appendix C: Rules for Alphabetic Filing (available at; Appendix D: Glossary of Computer Terms (available at; Index


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