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  • I use the Chicago Manual of Style 16th ed and online dictionaries. I do hope to get the Merriam Webster Collegiate dictionary—I am just starting out. I also use Google and Wikipedia for research.
  • I do a lot of referencing online these days, but I do use books too. Out in my trailer..., Strunk and White, a couple of rhyming dictionaries, and The Careful Writer—A Modern Guide to English Usage. Mos...

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  • Hi Cate! I want to keep the term "reference book" broad, otherwise, people will only think dictionaries and encyclopedias apply. I think it's because that's all we had...
  • Oh no... I was speaking about the entire forum. If someone says something, please hurry and change it back; and don't tell it was me who said something. And as to your...
  • Wonderful to read Ellen! I can totally relate to your story growing up with dictionaries and novels! It's also beautiful to read about the influence a teacher can have in life through encouraging the talents of students.