by J A Simpson; E S C Weiner; Oxford University Press.;Print book  |  2nd ed.
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Great Resource   (2009-01-12)
Wonderful resource for the history, pronunciation, etymology, etc. of words.I especially like the date chart. The chart lists the years of the works where examples were taken from. The only drawback is the timeline of the chart only goes back as far as 1000. It is interesting...
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