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Bibliographical Abbreviations

Source:
Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

Bibliographical Abbreviations

Alford

Henry Alford, The Queen’s English, 1864

Amer. N. & Q.

American Notes & Queries

Amer. Speech

American Speech

Ann.

Annual

Baldick

C. Baldick, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms, 1990

BMJ

British Medical Journal

Bodl. Libr. Rec.

Bodleian Library Record

Bull. Amer. Acad. Arts & Sci.

Bulletin of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Burchfield

R. Burchfield, The Spoken Word: a BBC Guide, 1981

CGEL

A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language, ed. R. Quirk et al., 1985

Chr. Sci. Monitor

Christian Science Monitor

Chron.

Chronicle

COCA

M. Davies, The Corpus of Contemporary American English: 450 million words, 1990-present, 2008–. Available online at http://corpus.byu.edu/coca/.

COD

The Concise Oxford Dictionary, 8th edn, 1990; 9th edn, 1995

COHA

M. Davies, The Corpus of Historical American English: 400 million words, 1810–2009, 2010–. Available online at http://corpus.byu.edu/coha/.

Conc. Scots Dict.

Concise Scots Dictionary

Crystal

D. Crystal, A First Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 1980

DARE

Dictionary of American Regional English, ed. F. G. Cassidy et al., 2 vols. (A–H), 1985, 1991

Dict.

Dictionary (of )

Dict. Eng. Usage

Dictionary of English Usage

Eccles. Hist.

Ecclesiastical History

Encycl.

Encyclop(a)edia

European Sociol. Rev.

European Sociological Review

Fowler

H. W. and F. G. Fowler, The King’s English, 1906

Garner

Bryan A. Garner, A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage, 1987

Gaz.

Gazette

Gimson

A. C. Gimson, An Introduction to the Pronunciation of English, 3rd edn, 1980

Hartmann and Stork

R. R. K. Hartmann and F. C. Stork, Dictionary of Language and Linguistics, 1973

Hart’s Rules

New Hart’s Rules: The Handbook of Style for Writers and Editors, 2005

Internat.

International

Jespersen

Otto Jespersen, A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles, i–vii, 1909–49

Jones

Daniel Jones, An English Pronouncing Dictionary, 1917

Jrnl

Journal (of)

Jrnl RSA

Journal of the Royal Society of Arts

London Rev. Bks

London Review of Books

Lyons

J. Lyons, Semantics, 2 vols., 1977

Mag.

Magazine

MEU

Modern English Usage, 1926

Mitchell

Bruce Mitchell, Old English Syntax, 2 vols., 1985

MWCDEU

Merriam-Webster Concise Dictionary of English Usage, 2002

N&Q

Notes & Queries

NEB

New English Bible

New SOED

The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 2 vols., 1993

NODWE

New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors, 2005

NY Rev. Bks

New York Review of Books

NYT

New York Times

OCELang.

The Oxford Companion to the English Language, ed. Tom McArthur, 1992

OCELit.

The Oxford Companion to English Literature, ed. Margaret Drabble, 5th edn, 1985

ODCIE

Oxford Dictionary of Current Idiomatic English, ed. A. P. Cowie et al., 2 vols, 1975, 1983

ODEE

Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology, 1966

ODNB

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

ODO

Oxford Dictionary Online

OEC

Oxford English Corpus

OED

The Oxford English Dictionary, issued in parts 1884–1928; as 12 vols., 1933

OED 2

Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edn, 20 vols., 1989

OEDS

A Supplement to the Oxford English Dictionary, 4 vols., 1972–86

OGEU

The Oxford Guide to English Usage, 2nd edn, 1993

OMEU

The Oxford Miniguide to English Usage, 1983

Oxf. Dict. Eng. Gramm.

The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar, 1994

Parl. Aff.

Parliamentary Affairs

POD

The Pocket Oxford Dictionary

Poutsma

Hendrik Poutsma, A Grammar of Late Modern English, 5 vols., 1926–9

Publ. Amer. Dial. Soc.

Publications of the American Dialect Society

Q

Quarterly

Quirk

R. Quirk et al., A Grammar of Contemporary English, 1972

Reg.

Register

Rep.

Report

Rev.

Review (of)

Sci. Amer.

Scientific American

Smith

Egerton Smith, The Principles of English Metre, 1923

Tel.

Telegraph

TES

The Times Educational Supplement

THES

The Times Higher Educational Supplement

TLS

The Times Literary Supplement

Trans. Philol. Soc.

Transactions of the Philological Society

Tulloch

S. Tulloch, The Oxford Dictionary of New Words, 1991

Visser

F. Th. Visser, An Historical Syntax of the English Language, parts i–iii, 4 vols., 1963–73

Wales

Katie Wales, A Dictionary of Stylistics, 1989

Walker

John Walker, A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language, 1791; 4th edn 1806

WDEU

Webster’s Dictionary of English Usage, 1989

Webster’s Third

Webster’s Third New International Dictionary, 1961

Wells

J. C. Wells, Longman Pronunciation Dictionary, 1990

For convenience, the dates assigned to the works of Shakespeare are those given in the Bibliography of the OED. The texts of the individual works are cited from the original-spelling edition of Stanley Wells and Gary Taylor, OUP, 1986.

All examples from the Bible are cited from the Authorized Version of 1611 (quoted from the ‘exact reprint’ with an introduction by Alfred W. Pollard, OUP, 1985).