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The Resource Empire of words : the reign of the OED, John Willilnsky

Empire of words : the reign of the OED, John Willilnsky

Label
Empire of words : the reign of the OED
Title
Empire of words
Title remainder
the reign of the OED
Statement of responsibility
John Willilnsky
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What is the meaning of a word? Most readers turn to the dictionary for authoritative meanings and correct usage. But what is the source of authority in dictionaries? Some dictionaries employ panels of experts to fix meaning and prescribe usage, others rely on derivation through etymology. But perhaps no other dictionary has done more to standardize the English language than the formidable twenty-volume Oxford English Dictionary in its 1989 second edition. Yet this most Victorian of modern dictionaries derives its meaning by citing the earliest known usage of words and by demonstrating shades o
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Willinsky, John
Dewey number
423.09
Index
no index present
LC call number
PE1617.O94
LC item number
W55 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries
  • English language
  • Language and languages
  • Lexicography
  • Language and languages
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries
  • English language
  • Language and languages
  • Language and languages
  • Lexicography
Label
Empire of words : the reign of the OED, John Willilnsky
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Publication
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents
Control code
733345857
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (269 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400821358
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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Sound
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)733345857
Label
Empire of words : the reign of the OED, John Willilnsky
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents
Control code
733345857
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (269 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400821358
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttkb10
  • 78f2ab00-59cb-4a98-91fd-fcb3337c483f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)733345857

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