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  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford; 3 edition (13 Sept. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199567468
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199567461
  • Product Dimensions: 19.6 x 2.8 x 12.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 593,919 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Andrew Delahunty is a freelance lexicographer and has authored and contributed to a wide range of dictionary and reference works for adults and children. He lives in Birmingham, UK.

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This is such a helpful book for writers, allowing them to bring freshness and originality to their work by helping them avoid the same old expressions and clichés. (Willow Thomas, The New Writer Magazine)

Review from previous editions Wonderfully conceived and extraordinarily useful (Library Journal)

...an attractive addition to a writer's shelf of reference works (US Universal Press syndication)

A brilliantly organized handbook of names, places and phrases ... A highly readable text (Choice)

This is an easy to use book. (Sunday Telegraph)

Informative, useful and highly entertaining. (Manchester Evening News)

About the Author

Andrew Delahunty and Sheila Dignen are freelance lexicographers with many years' experience in writing dictionaries and other reference works. They have worked on a wide range of books including dictionaries for adults, children, and ELT.

Sheila's recent publications include the Longman Business English Dictionary (2000), the Oxford Junior Dictionary (2007), and the Oxford Junior Thesaurus (2007)

Andrew's recent publications include Talking Balls: A Guide to the Language of Sport (2006), the Oxford Primary Dictionary (2007), and From Bonbon to Cha-Cha: Oxford Dictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases (2008)

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By The BeesNeez on 13 Mar. 2014
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A useful addition to the bookshelf if you are writing essays or articles and need a quote or two. Get a big thick quotations book too
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