Dictionaries: A Very Short Introduction

Dictionaries: A Very Short Introduction

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Dictionaries are far more than works which list the words and meanings of a language. In this Very Short Introduction Lynda Mugglestone takes a look at how dictionaries are made, considering how they reflect the dominant social and cultural assumptions of the time in which they were written.edition of the American Heritage Dictionary and Wiktionary, while also making use of a a#39;corpusa#39; of billions of words that provide samples of current use in both speech and writing. Additional text boxes meanwhile provide the facility for anyanbsp;...

Title:Dictionaries: A Very Short Introduction
Author:Lynda Mugglestone
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2011-08-18


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