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A Quick Tip by gwenbasil

  • Aug 9, 2010
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A dictionary is "Victorian design merged with a little bit of modern propulsion. What we have is an electric velocipede." - fitting "all the words" into a book is a constraining, outdated system... http://www.ted.com/talks/erin_mckean_redefines_the_dictionary.html
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Quick Tip by . August 28, 2010
Excellent book for student use. I would highly recommend this for anyone with kids in school above 4th grade
Quick Tip by . August 08, 2010
Always check multiple sources on etymology. This is often an unscrutinized area of dictionary publication that has people getting away with some weird stuff.
Quick Tip by . July 13, 2010
Cannot live without a dictionary. Everyone should use one.
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Quick Tip by . June 25, 2010
What's not to like? I wish more people would use a dictionary from time to time...
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handy to ha ve
Quick Tip by . June 21, 2010
Good but i have lost hope in Webster's when they started adding slang...blah!
Quick Tip by . June 19, 2010
Great!
Quick Tip by . June 16, 2010
it's actually interesting to read some of the definitions in this one
Quick Tip by . June 16, 2010
love it!
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Presents concise definitions, pronunciations, abbreviations, some illustrations, usage examples, and synonyms with ten thousand new words and meanings.
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ISBN-10: 0877798079 (hbk. : 11th ed.)
ISBN-13: 9780877798071 (hbk. : 11th ed.)
Genre: Reference
Publisher: Merriam-Webster
Date Published: July 30, 2003
Format: 11th edition, revised
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