Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Oxford English Dictionary

It’s monstrously deep and serious and maddeningly detailed, each entry a miniature etymological seminar. --Nicholson Baker, From A to Zyxt, The New York Times, August 3, 2008, review of Reading the OED: One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages, by Ammon Shea

Recommended reading:
Oxford English Dictionary at Reading Rat

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