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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

January 2009; published online January 2009.

Book. Subjects: quotations. 3541 pages.906236 words.

A major new edition of the most authoritative dictionary of quotations available brings you the wit and wisdom of past and present – from the ancients of East and West to the global village...

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Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

Edited by John Ayto.

January 2009; published online January 2010.

Book. Subjects: history of English. 3158 pages.214164 words.

"Anyone who is addicted to the richness of the English language or simply intrigued by the origin and meaning of an idiom like ‘teach your grandmother to suck eggs’ will relish...

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Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language

Edited by Tom McArthur.

January 1998; published online January 2003.

Book. Subjects: history of English. 1330 pages.471672 words.

Based on the acclaimed Oxford Companion to the English Language, this is the most compact, authoritative, and up-to-date source of information about the English language. With contributions...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

January 1996; published online January 2003.

Book. Subjects: history of English. 17387 pages.507352 words.

Based on The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology, the principal authority on the origin and development of English words, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Etymology contains a wealth of...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

Edited by John Simpson and Jennifer Speake.

January 2008; published online January 2009.

Book. Subjects: language reference. 2528 pages.208002 words.

‘brilliantly arranged ... I recommend it without hesitation to all students of the English language and lovers of literature, as well as to pedants, crossword fanatics and...

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Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

Edited by W. F. Bynum and Roy Porter.

January 2006; published online January 2006.

Book. Subjects: quotations. 1346 pages.415290 words.

The original words announcing great scientific discoveries, from the first ‘Eureka!’ to the cloning of Dolly the sheep, can all be found in this dictionary. Put together over 15 years with...

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Green's Dictionary of Slang

Jonathon Green.

January 2010; published online January 2011.

Book. Subjects: language reference. 52741 pages.10579535 words.

Green’s Dictionary of Slang is an unprecedented 10.3 million-word collection of the impertinent, vile, censored, hip, witty, and fascinating slang words of the English...

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

January 1999; published online January 2002.

Book. Subjects: language reference. 7962 pages.265368 words.

This comprehensive reference includes detailed information on the spelling, history, and usage of thousands of foreign words and phrases used by English speakers. There are words from more...

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Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

January 2009; published online January 2011.

Book. Subjects: history of English. 8980 pages.694658 words.

With thousands of contemporary words and phrases and a wide selection of entries on the cultural preoccupations of our times, Brewer’s Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable is an invaluable...

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The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style

Bryan A. Garner.

January 2000; published online January 2002.

Book. Subjects: usage and grammar guides. 2330 pages.195020 words.

What is the singular of 'paparazzi'? Is 'graffiti' singular or plural? Should I say 'empathic' or 'empathetic'? What is the correct pronunciation of 'concierge'?

In this book of...

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