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Louise Penberthy asked for recommendations for a good dictionary. I
bought the American Heritage dictionary when it was first published. I
now have it in the Third Edition. I have seen collegiate versions of
this dictionary that I do not care for. But, I really do enjoy the
8 1/2" x 11" size containing usage information, etymological
references, the Indo-European Roots Appendix, and other interesting