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The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary

The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary From the best-selling author of The Professor and the Madman, The Map That Changed the World, and Krakatoa comes a truly wonderful celebration of the English language and of its unrivaled treasure house, the Oxford English Dictionary. Writing with marvelous brio, Winchester first serves…

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A Dictionary for Episcopalians

A Dictionary for Episcopalians This illustrated dictionary for the Episcopal Church is an essential reference to its terminology, worship, structure, and polity. Originally intended as a resource for new members and confirmands in the Episcopal Church, since it was first published in 1985 the dictionary has become increasingly popular with clergy, vestries, and other lay…

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The Devil’s Dictionary

The Devil’s Dictionary Version: Unabridged Reader: Various/English Format: MP3 Audio CD Tracks / Chapters: 17 Chapters Total running time: 08:25:48 Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another. Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary And this is just one of hundreds of pithy quotations taken directly from Ambrose Bierce’s wildly popular and hilarious…

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Miller-Keane Encyclopedia & Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Allied Health — Revised Reprint, 7e

Miller-Keane Encyclopedia & Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Allied Health — Revised Reprint, 7e The Miller-Keane Encyclopedia & Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, & Allied Health is highly regarded for its accuracy, the clinical usefulness of its entries, and its multidisciplinary approach that encompasses current topics across the entire spectrum of health care. Trademark features include…

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Cool Health Dictionary images

A few nice health dictionary images I found: … Image by –Tico– I had not discovered one of Google’s most fascinating features, ‘Google Trends’, until today. This is in short how it works: "Google Trends analyzes a portion of Google web searches to compute how many searches have been done for the terms you enter,…

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Mosby’s Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions, 7e (Mosby, Mosby’s Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Professions)

Mosby’s Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions, 7e (Mosby, Mosby’s Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Professions) Mosby’s Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health, 7th Edition is your portable, quick-access reference to help you make sense of the complex world of health care. It features over 35,700 authoritative definitions (including approximately…

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Advanced English Dictionary & Thesaurus Reviews

Advanced English Dictionary & Thesaurus New Features in version 4.3 New stylish design Ability to bookmark words and create favorites lists Two pane design for tablets Optimization for tablets with hardware keyboard List Price: $ 0.00 Price: $ 0.00 panasonic digital camera

Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (Thumb-indexed Version) (Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (Thumb Index Version))

Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (Thumb-indexed Version) (Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (Thumb Index Version)) Taber’s 22 bring meanings to life! In hand, online, or on your mobile device—anywhere and everywhere, Taber’s 22 is the all-in-one, go-to source in the classroom, clinical, and beyond. Under the editorial direction of Donald Venes, MD, MSJ, a team of expert…

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Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, 11th Edition (Book with CD-ROM and Online Subscription)

Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, 11th Edition (Book with CD-ROM and Online Subscription) Sold Individually The Eleventh Edition of America’s best-selling dictionary! An attractive burgundy leather-look version featuring more than 225,000 clear and precise definitions and newly added words and meanings. Special sections include A Handbook of Style, Foreign Words and Phrases, and Biographical Names and Geographical…

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1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue The “1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue,” was written by Francis Grose (a British soldier) just after the American Revolution. The word “vulgar” means slang, though some of them are vulgar. This book was banned in military camps at the time. This book is hysterical, both educational and entertaining….

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