Elements of Style
REF PE1408 .S772 2000. Often referred to as "Strunk and White" even though both of the original authors have long-since died, this slim book is considered essential reading for advice on proper English usage. Care to see a video series all about proper English usage? We have that, too. And if you prefer the classic approach to proper English, another well-respected (and long-established) guide to the English idiom is The New Fowler's Modern English Usage, published by Oxford University Press.