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The Resource The concise Oxford companion to the English language, edited by Tom McArthur

The concise Oxford companion to the English language, edited by Tom McArthur

Label
The concise Oxford companion to the English language
Title
The concise Oxford companion to the English language
Statement of responsibility
edited by Tom McArthur
Title variation
Oxford companion to the English language
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Consists of a compact, authoritative, and up-to-date source of information about the English language. Views English from an international perspective, covering Cockney to Creole and Aboriginal English to South Asian English. Covers a large historical range from Beowulf to Ebonics, Chaucer to Chomsky, and Latin to the World Wide Web. Provides substantial entries on key subjects such as American and British differences, computing, etymology, pidgin, poetry, sexism, Shakespeare's language, and slang. Includes features on place-names, borrowings from other languages, the evolution of the alphabet, and the story of the expression 'OK'
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
BUF
Dewey number
420
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PE31
LC item number
.C66 1998b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McArthur, Tom
  • Oxford University Press
Series statement
Oxford paperback reference
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English philology
  • Language and languages
  • Philologie anglaise
  • Langage et langues
  • Dictionnaires
  • Encyclopédies
  • Ouvrages de référence
  • English philology
  • Language and languages
  • English Language
  • English
  • Languages & Literatures
Label
The concise Oxford companion to the English language, edited by Tom McArthur
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
49356842
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191727023
Lccn
98006736
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)49356842
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The concise Oxford companion to the English language, edited by Tom McArthur
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
49356842
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191727023
Lccn
98006736
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)49356842
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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