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Being German and finding it fairly easy to learn the English language - nine years in total - no teacher
ever told me about this amazing book. An English friend of mine gave it to me as a present for my 26th
birthday, some thirty-four years ago. He put a hand-written dedication in it saying "You should never
be short of the right word". As it so often happens, we are not in touch with each other anymore.
And that's what this book is all about - an astonishing array of vocabulary with a cross-over into
six different categories. About every ten years I get hold of the latest edition. I can't live
Dennis Andrew King - where are you now?