The Compact Oxford English Dictionary

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The Compact Oxford English Dictionary

The Compact Oxford English Dictionary

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I paid 300 dollars for a root canal once and when I was done I said, "Is that all I get for three hundred bucks".This dictionary also makes an excellent end table, if you're not the sort of person who is bothered by coffee rings to your books. Because finally I don't have one of those pesky jobby-jobs or any real responsibilities at all, now when I come across a word I don't know I have plenty of time to look it up in my Big Dictionary!

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From the reviews of the Second Edition of The Oxford English Dictionary: "The gigantic total picture of the English language. Improve your confidence in writing with helpful grammar and punctuation guides, full thesaurus information, style and usage help, and much more. Request Rejected This page is unavailable due to either geographic restrictions or other restrictions in place at this time. See our Remarkables Archive list for what is no longer in print, but which we are happy to track down.It also provides help with English grammar, spelling, and punctuation, to help students get it right every time. I love my OED and if there were such a thing as the 'Dictionary Police' who went around confiscating peoples dictionaries--they would have to pry this one from my cold dead fingers. Seller has stated it will dispatch the item within 1 working day upon receipt of cleared payment - opens in a new window or tab .

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