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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Happy birthday Elements of Style, happy birthday to you

Still fashionable after 50 years
In an age of Twitter — when brevity takes on new meaning — the most popular guide to writing clearly and concisely remains The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E. B. White. To mark its 50th anniversary today, USA TODAY compiles facts about the 'little book' that The New Yorker editor David Remnick says "never seems to go out of date."

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