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  • 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...
  • 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.

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  • Interesting! I have always looked at dreams as more of a spiritual light. I had a vivid, odd dream last week and still remember it. It bothered me so much that I wrote it down and am still analyzing it. Check out some dream dictionaries, maybe there is a reason that you dreamed what you did. :-)
  • Hi Mardith. You make a good point, but the fact is that, until modern times, the idea of "correct" English just wasn't an issue. Th...iterate, it was because they were taught one-on-one by a tutor. Modern people have become so stuck...
  • 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...