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- A Basic Dictionary of ASL Terms.. Includes instructions for signing 1270 words
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- Columbia Encyclopedia, sixth edition
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English Usage, Grammar and Style Guides
- American Heritage Book of English Usage
- The Elements of Style: by William Strunk Jr.
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