Which usage guide do you normally consult? We’d be interested in finding out about readers’ preferences for particular usage guides. What do you consult them for (that is, if you do consult them …), and how frequently? Do you always find what you are looking for?
Garner’s Modern American Usage seems to be positively reviewed, according to the entry in Wikipedia in any case. Also, three editions of the book were published between 1998 and 2009. Compared to the three editions of Fowler’s Modern English Usage (1926, 1965 and 1996), does this suggest that Garner’s book is more popular? Or that there is a greater need for guidance on usage in the US than in the UK?