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The Oxford English dictionary and the state of the language.

by R. W. Burchfield

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Published by Library of Congress in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oxford English dictionary.,
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries -- History and criticism.,
  • English language -- Lexicography.,
  • English language -- Standardization.,
  • English language -- Variation.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAarsleff, Hans., Center for the Book.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1617.O94 B87 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2147630M
    ISBN 100844406023
    LC Control Number88600085

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