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The story of the dictionary

Robert Kraske

The story of the dictionary

by Robert Kraske

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Lexicography -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    Traces the history of the dictionary and describes what goes into the compilation of this second most popular book in the English language.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Kraske.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    The Physical Object
    Pagination67 p. :
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23252805M
    ISBN 100152808507
    OCLC/WorldCa1093497

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The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Love of Words is a book by Simon Winchester that was first published in England in It was retitled The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary in.

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| Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. The Professor and the Madman, masterfully researched and eloquently written, is an extraordinary tale of madness, genius, and the incredible obsessions of two remarkable men that led to the making of the Oxford English Dictionary-- and literary compilation of the OED, begun inwas one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken/5.

56 synonyms of story from the Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, plus related words, definitions, and antonyms. Find another word for story. Story: a work with imaginary characters and events that is shorter and usually less complex than a novel. A beginning, a middle, and an end A shot of black label, followed by tequila, chased with full-bodied beer (like an IPA) Start your night off right with the story book.

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A nameless narrator tells the story of a relationship /5. Dictionary Dave Dictionary Dave Dictionary Dave Dictionary Dave Dictionary Dave. Realistic (fiction), words, Level P (Grade 2), Lexile L.

When Ben starts at his new school, he just wants to make friends. He tries to get to know Dictionary Dave because he hears that Dave knows big words, and Ben loves words more than anything.THESAURUS story a description of how something happened that is intended to entertain people, and may be true or imaginary a ghost story a love story It’s a story about a man who loses his memory.

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