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The Oxford dictionary of proverbs

Author: Jennifer Speake; John Simpson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 5. edView all editions and formats
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This unique and authoritative collection contains over 1,100 of the most widely-used proverbs in English with research drawing on the Oxford English Corpus, the world's largest language databank.  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Speake; John Simpson
OCLC Number: 521946511
Notes: Previous edition: published as The concise oxford dicitionary of proverbs. 1998.
Contents: INTRODUCTION ; ABBREVIATIONS ; DICTIONARY ; BIBLIOGRAPHY ; THEMATIC INDEX
Other Titles: Dictionary of proverbs
Concise Oxford dictionary of proverbs
Responsibility: edited by Jennifer Speake. Previously edited with John Simpson.

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