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McKean, Erin

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Works: 31 works in 98 publications in 3 languages and 5,636 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Fiction  Love stories  Chick lit  Terminology  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Humor  Pictorial works  History  Terms and phrases 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PE1628, 423
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Most widely held works by Erin McKean
The new Oxford American dictionary by Erin McKean( Book )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,519 libraries worldwide
Provides definitions of thousands of words and phrases found in American English, with informatin on origins and usage; identifies notable people and places; and offers advice on grammar and spelling and other details
The office professional's guide ( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 914 libraries worldwide
When do you address correspondents by their first names over email? Need a refresher on the proper format for a business letter? Or perhaps a cram-course on how business is conducted in a particular foreign country? Now, all your workplace questions can be found in one convenient source from the most trusted name in reference. The Office Professional's Guide takes you through office basics (frequently misspelled words; proper telephone, fax, and email etiquette; common filing systems), important business and financial concepts (P&L, ROI, price to earnings ratio), international business (a glossary of terms in five different languages; a guide to travel arrangements), giving presentations (with PowerPoint), making meeting arrangements, and much more. --Publisher
The secret lives of dresses by Erin McKean( Book )
14 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 861 libraries worldwide
"A tale of a girl who finally discovers herself and finds love in her grandmother's vintage clothing store"--Provided by publisher
Weird and wonderful words ( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
Lists the meaning of hundreds of bizarre and unusual words and includes a guide to coining new words
The hundred dresses : the most iconic styles of our time by Erin McKean( Book )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 libraries worldwide
Presents a visual A-to-Z reference profiling iconic vintage and modern dresses, combining evocative illustrations with assessments of each depicted style, their famous wearers, and typical accessories
Verbatim : from the bawdy to the sublime, the best writing on language for word lovers, grammar mavens, and armchair linguists by Erin McKean( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
An overview of the uses and abuses of the English language from the pages of Verbatim magazine features contributions by Richard Lederer, Jesse Sheidlower, and Joe Queenan on everything from the use of language in the Bible to the components of a Britishsoccer chant
More weird and wonderful words by Erin McKean( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
"Following the smash hit Weird and Wonderful Words, editor Erin McKean has dug deeper into forgotten corners of the dictionary, gathering both the most spectacular old and the most impressive new words. The result is more than four hundred prime specimens (with pronunciations!), defined in a conversational style, and perfect for adding to your own collection of favorites." "Guaranteed to amuse and astonish, these words will satisfy logophiles everywhere. Accompanied by quirky and witty illustrations from New Yorker cartoonist Danny Shanahan, More Weird and Wonderful Words features an essay on how to identify new weird and wonderful words, a guide to the best word websites, and an annotated bibliography of essential Oxford dictionaries."--BOOK JACKET
Totally weird and wonderful words by Erin McKean( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Do you know what a snollygoster is? Would you eat something called a muktuk? Do you know anyone who engages in onolatry? Impress your friends and pepper your dinner party conversations with such nuggets as gobemouche, mumpsimus, and cachinnate. You can learn about all of these bizarre and beautiful words and many more in Totally Weird and Wonderful Words. Both witty and entertaining, this new paperback brings together two best-selling compendiums to all words unique and strange, Weird and Wonderful Words and More Weird and Wonderful Words. Offering a potpourri of colorful and fascinating words
That's amore! : the language of love for lovers of language by Erin McKean( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
"Just as a rose would smell as sweet by any other name, so it is with love. Love is powerful, enduring, and magical in any language. For That's Amore! word maven Erin McKean has scoured the world looking for the most colorful and seductive expressions to honor your loved one, and among the more than forty-six languages featured in this book, you're sure to find the right thing to say!"--Jacket
The Oxford essential dictionary of new words ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
The secret lives of dresses by Erin McKean( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Dora has always taken the path of least resistance. She went to the college that offered her a scholarship, is majoring in "vagueness studies," and wears whatever shows the least dirt. She falls into a job at the college coffee shop, and a crush on her flirty boss, Gary. Just when she's about to test Gary's feelings, Mimi, the grandmother who raised her, suffers a stroke. Dora rushes back home to Forsyth, NC, and finds herself running her grandmother's vintage clothing store. The store has always been a fixture in Dora's life; though she grew up more of a jeans-and-sweatshirt kind of girl, before she even knew how to write, Mimi taught her that a vintage 1920s dress could lift a woman's spirit. While working there, Dora befriends Mimi's adorable contractor, Conrad. Is he after Dora, or is working from a different blueprint? And why did Mimi start writing down, and giving away, stories of the dresses in her shop?
The new Oxford American dictionary ( file )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Provides definitions of thousands of words and phrases found in American English, with informatin on origins and usage ; identifies notable people and places; and offers advice on grammar and spelling and other details
Verbatim ( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Je t'aime : the language of love for lovers of language by Erin McKean( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
The new Oxford American dictionary ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Aftercrimes, geoslavery, and thermogeddon plus 157 more words from a lexicographer's notebook by Erin McKean( Computer File )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Are you a wordnik? Peek into the notebook of lexicographer Erin McKean as she tracks new words and phrases that reveal our changing world. A fun and fast tour of our ever-fascinating new age of ideas and possibilities, as told through our vocabulary
Yi fu gu shi zhuan mai dian by Erin McKean( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in Chinese and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The Oxford American minidictionary ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Das geheime Leben meiner Kleider Roman by Erin McKean( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Als ihre Grossmutter durch einen Schlaganfall ins Koma fällt, lässt Dora ihren Studentenjob sausen, um sich um Mimi zu kümmern und deren Vintage-Boutique weiter zu betreiben. So entdeckt sie, dass Mimi die Lebensgeschichte vieler Kleider aufgeschrieben hat, um sie den Kunden als Geschenk mitzugeben
That's amore : Liebesworte zum Ausprobieren aus fast der ganzen Welt by Erin McKean( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (79)
Chinese (2)
German (2)
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