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Author Winchester, Simon, author.

Title The meaning of everything : the story of the Oxford English Dictionary / Simon Winchester.

Publication Info. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  423.09 WINCHESTER    Check Shelf
Edition Second edition.
Description xxv, 298 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Traces the history of the Oxford English Dictionary from its earliest inception through its long path to completion, describes the process of creating a dictionary, and includes anecdotes about its creators and their work.
Subject Murray, James A. H. (James Augustus Henry), 1837-1915.
Furnivall, Frederick James, 1825-1910.
Coleridge, Herbert, 1830-1861.
Oxford English dictionary.
English language -- Lexicography -- History -- 19th century.
Lexicographers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
ISBN 9780198814399
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