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A Guide to the "Oxford English Dictionary" Hardcover – 1 Jul 1993

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"Provides a detailed explanation of the conventions and organization of the dictionary, an analysis of components of a typical entry, a brief history of the set and the people who shaped it, a chronology, and key facts and figures."--Booklist"This is a clear and precise guide, a handbook to a reference book, a 'learner' to a great well of knowledge, or, using a new phase, recently coined, 'a good knowledge analyzer.'"--The Library Quarterly

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Donna Lee Berg is former librarian at the University of Waterloo Centre for the New OED.

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