Our favorite books: Flip Dictionary

Originally posted on Grammar Monkeys on June 18, 2009. Flip Dictionary by Barbara Ann Kipfer (Writer’s Digest Books, 693 pages, $19.99 paper) It’s not quite a thesaurus and not really a dictionary, but this word reference is a useful book indeed. Subtitled “For when you know what you want to say but can’t think of…

Our favorite books: Garner’s

Originally posted on Grammar Monkeys on June 11, 2009. People have asked where we find answers to all the grammar and usage conundrums we run across. Every Eagle editor has a row of books spanning his or her desk, and they aren’t just for decoration. We use them to explore questions we have and arrive…