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Lost for words : the hidden history of the Oxford English dictionary /

Main Author: Mugglestone, Lynda.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2005
Edition: 1st ed.
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300 |a xxi, 273 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 25 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [252]-266) and index. 
505 0 |a The ideal dictionary -- Palimpsests -- Lost words -- Science and the principles of selection -- 'I am not the editor of the English language' -- Ended but not complete -- Into the future. 
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