Re: Dictionaries

Subject: Re: Dictionaries
From: Rebecca Phillips <Rebecca -at- QRONUS -dot- CO -dot- IL>
Date: Wed, 29 Jan 1997 16:08:55 +0200

It also has cool illustrations and interesting word histories.

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>From: George F. Hayhoe[SMTP:gfhayhoe -at- SCESCAPE -dot- NET]
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>Subject: Dictionaries
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>John Fisher asked about dictionaries. I've been partial to the American
>Heritage College Dictionary (3rd ed. 1993) for the past 20 years because of
>its excellent guidance on usage. Unlike other dictionaries I'm familiar
>with, the AH bases its usage notes on extensive surveys of its usage panel,
>a distinguished group of writers, academics, and other experts in the use
>of the language.
>
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