Re: dictionaries

Subject: Re: dictionaries
From: Kat Nagel/MasterWork <katnagel -at- EZNET -dot- NET>
Date: Thu, 7 Sep 1995 12:05:12 -0400

My within-arm's-reach reference shelf includes:

American Heritage Dictionary, 3rd edition, 1992
--- always open
Webster's New World Dictionary, College Edition, 1956
--- to verify changes in meaning (as ammunition
in, um, discussions) and because I like the
graceful way they phrase things
Jargon: an informal dictionary of computer terms,
Robin Williams, Peachpit Press, 1993

I will be adding either the Van Nostrand or the McGraw-Hill
science/technology dictionary shortly, since I'm getting tired of calling
the library.

The Compact Edition of the OED (w/first supplement) sits downstairs next to
the scrabble board. Every time I move it to my office, my husband has

BTW, anybody know whether I can get the more recent OED supplement(s)
seperately? Or do I have to buy the whole @#$%! thing?

@Kat_____ Kat Nagel, MasterWork Consulting Services
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