Posted by Linden on June 06, 1998 at 21:06:30:
In response to If only......, written by Caroline on June 06, 1998 at 17:18:58
] ] The best resource for this sort of question is the Oxford English Dictionary on historical principles - the big multi-volume one that should be available in any library.
] Oh, how I wish it were available to me!:-(
You amaze me.
I thought I was remote - I live 30 miles from the nearest town of more than 50,000 people, and 2000 miles from the nearest city of more than a million. Yet I can get hold of the Oxford Dictionary.
Does anyone know whether it's available on CD ROM or the Internet yet?
There's also the Shorter (ha!) Oxford, which is a mere two hefty volumes, and I believe also does historical citations.
- CD-ROM - OED Myretta 12:19:57 6/07/98 (0)
- Yes! ElaineL 21:32:18 6/06/98 (1)
- Is OED site available to the general public? Carolyn B 11:21:35 6/07/98 (0)
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