Living Words: Language, Lexicography, and the Knowledge Revolution

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In this unique and entertaining collection of articles, a noted scholar and compiler of key works of reference reflects on the nature of language, the art of lexicography and the breath-taking developments in communication, the media and information technology in the late twentieth century. This book ranges widely over three main linked subjects: - Language at large and in particular English, the most widely used language in the history of the world - The art and study of dictionaries and reference science, embracing all ...

Living Words: Language, Lexicography, and the Knowledge Revolution 1998, University of Exeter Press

ISBN-13: 9780859896207

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Living Words: Language, Lexicography, and the Knowledge Revolution 1998, University of Exeter Press

ISBN-13: 9780859896115

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