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Oxford dictionary of quotations

Author: Elizabeth Knowles
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: Oxford quick reference.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Eighth editionView all editions and formats
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Complete with a keyword index and expanded information on authors and particular quotations, this definitive guide to quotations in English means that you will always know who said what, where, and when.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
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Oxford dictionary of quotations.
Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 2014
(DLC) 2014930368
(OCoLC)883868953
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Knowles
ISBN: 0199668701 9780199668700 0191758035 9780191758034
OCLC Number: 892510084
Language Note: English.
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 1126 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction to the eighth edition --
History of the dictionary --
Introduction to the first edition --
How to use the dictionary --
SPECIAL CATEGORIES --
Advertising slogans --
Catchphrases --
Epitaphs --
Film titles --
Military sayings and songs --
Misquotations --
Mottoes --
Newspaper headlines and leaders --
Official advice --
Political sayings and slogans --
Sayings and slogans.
Series Title: Oxford quick reference.
Other Titles: Dictionary of quotations
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

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