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Reading the OED: One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages

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With sharp wit, sheer delight, and a keen eye, Shea shares his year inside the "Oxford English Dictionary," delivering a hair-pulling, eye-crossing ... Show synopsis

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aj123

the meaning of a dictionary

by aj123 on Apr 10, 2014

how you can enjoy reading a dictionary is fully explained & demonstrated in 26 easy lessons More

Valliman

Smile

by Valliman on Oct 29, 2009

A fun read of selected odd, interesting and amusing words from the OED. More

Ron Townsend

A wonderful world of words

by Ron Townsend on Sep 3, 2008

I have tried several times to read dictionaries just to find new words for fresh uses. Mr. Shea does a great jof of picking out unique words. Other crossword puzzle dictionaries are also very useful for word games in general. I also find it useful for playing Jeopardy as most of the answers are one ... More

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