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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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Table of Contents:
  • 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.