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The Meaning of Everything
The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary

Winchester, Simon
Publisher:  Oxford, United Kingdom
Year Published:  2003  
Pages:  260pp   ISBN:  0-19-860702-4

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
List of Illustrations
Prologue

1. Taking the Measure of it all
2. The Construction of the Pigeon-holes
3. The General Officer Commanding
4. Battling with the Undertow
5. Pushing through the Untrodden Forest
6. So Heavily Goes the Chariot
7. The Hermit and the Murderer - and Hereward Thimbleby Price
8. From Take to Turn-down - and then, Triumphal Valediction

Epilogue: And Always Beginning Again
Bibliography and Further Reading
Index
Picture Acknowledgements

Subject Headings



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