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Wired Style: Principles of English Usage in the Digital Age

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Don’t know the difference between geekspeak like FTP (file transfer protocol) and GUI (graphic user interface)? Then brush up on the latest in high-tech verbiage with Wired Style: Principles of English Usage in the Digital Age. This comprehensive lexicon devoted to the expanding realm of Internet terminology is a must-have for content providers and an enlightenment for those simply curious about the state of language. Favoring the in-your-face persona of Wired magazine (its 158 neon-chartreuse pages ensure you’ll stay awake when looking up, say, ASCII), Style is refreshingly concise and — best of all — explains everything in nontechnical terms. It’s a sure bet to become the Strunk &amp White for the digerati. A

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