Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language (Oxford Paperback Reference) Paperback – 27 Oct 2005
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Praise for The Oxford Companion to the English Language: "This is one of the big dreams for most writers, for an addition to their research shelf. It's the ultimate in authority for spelling, definition, and first use."--The San Diego Tribune"A superb survey."--Library Journal"Invaluable."--Choice
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Tom McArthur, former Professor of English at the University of Quebec, is editor of the journal English Today and the full Oxford Companion to the English Language.
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I can only urge anyone studying English at any level above GCSE, right up to a MA and beyond, even those in English related professional careers, buy this. It's biblical in terms of scale and how much use you could get out of it. From simplistic terms, to obscure Pidgins and Creoles, to an overview of a country with English speakers, it's the best £2.75 I've spent.
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Interesting and informative book. Excellent addition to the reference shelf. Full of intriguing and fascinating snippets about our language. Happy with purchase.Published on 15 Mar. 2014 by Mrs. J. M. Constantine
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