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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quotations

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Elizabeth Knowles.
    ContributionsKnowles, Elizabeth
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6080 .O955 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 482 p. ;
    Number of Pages482
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL357601M
    ISBN 100198601034
    LC Control Number98017511
    OCLC/WorldCa38886247

      In , the Oxford English Dictionary, Second Edition (OED2) was published on time and to great acclaim--The Christian Science Monitor declared it "The Definitive Word on English"; the novelist Andrew Burgess called it the greatest publishing event of . The press release accompanying the publication of the final volume of OED1 claimed the dictionary as 'the supreme authority, and without a rival', adding, 'what makes the Dictionary unique is its historical method; it is a Dictionary not of our English, but of all English: the English of Chaucer, of the Bible, and of Shakespeare is unfolded in it with the same wealth of illustration .


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The twelve-volume Oxford English Dictionary and the single-volume Supplement represented the final statement from Oxford for many years to come. However, inRobert Burchfield was appointed Editor for a new Supplement that The Oxford dictionary of twentieth century quotations book replace the volume and include much new information on the language (especially on twentieth century.

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The Oxford English Dictionary records aboutnew words, and new meanings of old words, that came into the English language between and That leaves out of account the so-called lexical ‘dark matter’, words not common enough to catch the lexicographers’ attention or, if they did, to compel inclusion, words perhaps that.

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A review of The New York Public Library Book of Twentieth Century American Quotations by Joan Smith and The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations by Angela Partington Election is democratic, selection is aristocratic—or, if you prefer, elitist. Thus a. English grammar has changed a great deal since the beginning of the Twentieth Century, and it is a subject that can provide a complex minefield of uncertainties within the language.

This accessible and comprehensive dictionary comes to the aid of both the general reader and the student orteacher, offering straightforward and immediate A-Z access to 1, grammatical 4/5(3). Dickens, Charles John Huffam (–), novelist, was born on 7 February at 13 Mile End Terrace, Portsea, Portsmouth (since the Dickens Birthplace Museum), the second child and first son of John Dickens (–), an assistant clerk in the navy pay office, stationed since in Portsmouth as an ‘outport’ worker, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Barrow.

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Elizabeth Knowles is a historical lexicographer who worked on the 4th edition of the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary () and was Editor of the 5th, 6th, and 7th editions of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (,).

Her other editorial credits include the Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3rd edition, ), What They Didn't Say: A Book of Brand: Oxford University Press.

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Abstract. The Oxford English Dictionary is a dictionary constructed from its quotations of historical and current-day texts, with the aim of exhibiting the history and development of the English language.

The first edition of this dictionary (–) drew heavily on literary sources, a practice deliberately maintained, though less intensively, by the editor of Cited by: The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations has been long hailed as the most literary quotation book available.

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Augarde gathers together 6, of the best known quotes from our time, drawn from novels, plays, poems, essays, speeches, films, radio and television, songs, and even advertisements.John Ayto is an experienced lexicographer and author of many language titles, including The Oxford Essential Guide to the English Language, The Longman Register of New Words, the Bloomsbury Dictionary of Word Origins, Twentieth Century .