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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Language reference, History of English, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
Length:
1.34 million words
Illustration(s):
10
Much loved for its wit and wisdom since 1870, Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable takes you on a captivating adventure through its trademark blend of language, culture, myth and ... More
The Oxford Companion to the English Language

The Oxford Companion to the English Language (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Language reference, History of English, Linguistics
Length:
512,780 words
Illustration(s):
13
Over 1,400 entries This new edition of a landmark Companion notably focuses on World Englishes, English language teaching, English as an international language, and the effect of ... More

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