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Words of the world : a global history of the Oxford English dictionary / Sarah Ogilvie.

By: Ogilvie, Sarah.
Call number: PE1617.O94 O44 2013 Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.Description: xvii, 241 pages : illustraions (some colours) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781107021839 (hardback) ; 9781107605695 (paperback)Subject(s): Oxford English dictionary. | Encyclopedias and dictionaries -- History and criticism. | English language -- Foreign countries. | English language -- Foreign words and phrases. | English language -- Lexicography. | English language -- Etymology.DDC classification: 423.09
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1. Entering the OED; 2. A global dictionary from the beginning; 3. James Murray and words of the world; 4. James Murray and the Stanford Dictionary controversy; 5. William Craigie, Charles Onions, and the mysterious case of the vanishing tramlines; 6. Robert Burchfield and words of the world in the OED Supplements; 7. Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-232) and index.

Machine generated contents note: 1. Entering the OED; 2. A global dictionary from the beginning; 3. James Murray and words of the world; 4. James Murray and the Stanford Dictionary controversy; 5. William Craigie, Charles Onions, and the mysterious case of the vanishing tramlines; 6. Robert Burchfield and words of the world in the OED Supplements; 7. Conclusion.

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