Description - Oxford English Dictionary Additions Series: Volume 1 by John Simpson
Work in progress supplementing the OED6l The first in a major series of volumes supplementing the Second Edition of The Oxford English Dictionary, OED Aditions Volume 1 contains, 3, 000 new words and meanings presented in OED style, and represents work-in-progress from across the alphabetic range.BL3,000 new words and senses; 20, 000 illustrative quotations;BL world coverage of English, including the UK (assisted place,
steaming), North America (metroplex,, statie), Australia (boatie, rego), and the Caribbean (ping-wing, ras);BL a wide range of subjects, including politics (Broad Left), medicine (bursectomy), computing (Unix), the
sciences (quasicrystal, bijection), and sport (bases-loaded, forkball);BLfull historical documentation, and dates of first appearance.
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Author Biography - John Simpson
Editors of the Second Edition of The Oxford English Dictionary
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