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The Resource The word detective : searching for the meaning of it all at the Oxford English Dictionary, John Simpson

The word detective : searching for the meaning of it all at the Oxford English Dictionary, John Simpson

Label
The word detective : searching for the meaning of it all at the Oxford English Dictionary
Title
The word detective
Title remainder
searching for the meaning of it all at the Oxford English Dictionary
Statement of responsibility
John Simpson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The former chief editor of the Oxford English Dictionary describes his thirty-seven-year journey through words, tracing the story of how words come into being or sometimes disappear, how history and culture shape language, and how people cope when words fail
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Simpson, J. A.
Dewey number
  • 423.092
  • B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Simpson, J. A
  • Lexicographers
  • English language
Label
The word detective : searching for the meaning of it all at the Oxford English Dictionary, John Simpson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Control code
sky282704513
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 364 pages
Isbn
9780465060696
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016025594
Label
The word detective : searching for the meaning of it all at the Oxford English Dictionary, John Simpson
Publication
Note
Includes index
Control code
sky282704513
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 364 pages
Isbn
9780465060696
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016025594

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