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Concise Oxford companion to the English language

Author: Tom McArthur
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2005.
Series: Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Reissued with new coversView all editions and formats
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Based on the "Oxford Companion to the English Language", from Sanskrit to Scouse, this book provides a single-volume source of information about the English language. This guide is intended both for  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom McArthur
ISBN: 0192806378 9780192806376
OCLC Number: 255072967
Description: XVII, 692 Seiten.
Contents: INTRODUCTION; CONTRIBUTORS AND CONSULTANTS; ABBREVIATIONS; PHONETIC SYMBOLS; WORLD MAP; A THEMATIC LIST OF KEY ENTRIES; THE EVOLUTION OF THE ALPHABET; A-Z DICTIONARY; APPENDIX 1 (A CHRONOLOGY OF ENGLISH); APPENDIX 2 (BIBLIOGRAPHY)
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference.
Responsibility: Ed.: Tom McArthur.

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