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lost causes

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

Third edition

Published in print January 2016 | ISBN: 9780199666317
Published online September 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191800979
lost causes

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Each generation has its own preoccupations about language, and the transitory nature of some of these tends to be overlooked.

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