[rollei_list] Re: scanners.
- From: "Richard Knoppow" <dickburk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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- Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2005 03:51:01 -0800
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From: "James Davis" <jamesd@xxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, December 22, 2005 1:28 AM
Subject: [rollei_list] Re: scanners.
Richard Knoppow wrote:
I have the compact edition, 1984 printing of the 1971
That's not a bad edition to have then, was just worried
you were using
one of the smaller 'Oxford' dictionaries that doesn't
reflect the true OED.
James (used to walk past OUP every day and went to college
I also have the smaller edition, which is quite limited.
At some point I discovered I was collecting dictionarys.
Most of these books are in storage at the moment. Beside the
common Webster's New Collegiate, I have an Unabridged
Webster's (can't remember the edition and I think I have two
different ones), an American Standard, which is like the OED
in many volumes. I got that cheap because its missing the
map books. Also about five others.
I was quite surprized that I couldn't find enroiled in
the OED. I had no doubt that it was a "real" word but I
hadn't seen it in actual use before and was curious. Of
course, no dictionary is exhaustive, even the OED. Like
many, my reading vocabulary is much larger than my writing
one. I have no doubt Marc's is much larger than mine,
especially with his knowledge of some root languages to
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