January 2012; published online January 2012.
Book. Subjects: Language Reference. 242 pages.224060 words.
Over 5,000 quotations
This hilarious collection of humorous quotations, full of wisecracks and wit, snappy comments and inspired fantasy, has been specially compiled by the late...
January 2006; published online January 2006.
Book. Subjects: Language Reference. 1346 pages.415293 words.
Over 4,300 quotations
The original words announcing great scientific discoveries, from the first ‘Eureka!’ to the cloning of Dolly the sheep, can all be found in this...
January 2008; published online January 2008.
Book. Subjects: Language Reference. 1951 pages.226376 words.
This up-to-date collection offers a vivid picture both of the world today, and of the landmark events and key voices leading to it. From Scott's Antarctic Expedition in 1912 to the attack...
January 2006; published online January 2008.
Book. Subjects: Language Reference. 1798 pages.248378 words.
Over 5,700 quotations
This collection offers a stimulating picture of American culture and life. Up-to-date and thoroughly researched, the Dictionary gives readers a nutshell...
January 2009; published online January 2009.
Book. Subjects: Language Reference. 10609 pages.186150 words.
This dictionary provides scientists, science writers, and all who work in scientific publishing with a clear style guide for the presentation of scientific information. In over 9,700...
Published online January 2012.
Book. Subjects: Language Reference. 3973 pages.809064 words.
Over 12,500 quotations
This collection is the ideal place to answer all your quotation questions. You can discover which of over 3,000 authors said that tantalising phrase, or you...
April 2003; published online September 2013.
Book. Subjects: Linguistics. 144 pages.
Linguistics: A Very Short Introduction considers a subject that falls in the gap between arts and science, on the edges of which fascinating discoveries and important problems are found....
June 2012; published online September 2013.
Book. Subjects: Language Families. 152 pages.
Languages: A Very Short Introduction addresses questions such as: How many languages are there? What differentiates one language from another? Are new languages still being discovered? Why...
July 2013; published online September 2013.
Book. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 160 pages.
Sociolinguistics: A Very Short Introduction deals with the social life of language: language in its sociocultural context. It draws from sociolinguistics, the sociology of language, and...