OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Oxford English Dictionary Additions Series: Volume 3

ISBN : 9780198600275

Price(incl.tax): 
¥7,304
Author: 
Michael Proffitt; J. A. H. Murray
Pages
424 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
166 x 242 mm
Pub date
Jul 1997
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  • From Quorn to bully pulpit - 3,000 new words and phrases

 
Volume 3 contains 3,000 new words and meanings from around the English-speaking world, including the UK (council tax, Estuary English), North America (affluential, bully pulpit, road-kill), the Caribbean (merino, zouk), Australia (amphometer, beardie), New Zealand (Labour weekend, mokopuna), India (garam masala), the Pacific (arjun), and South Africa (kalkoentjie, Malanite). 

Subjects covered include politics (linkage, Citizen's Charter), education (National Curriculum), cookery (ciabatta, Quorn), broadcasting (bi-media), literary criticism (post-structuralism), music (bhangra, swingbeat, techno), and sport (basho, clean and jerk, matchup). This volume also features a higher number of entries in scientific fields, including medicine (lentivirus), genetics (antisense), ecology (biodiversity), astronomy (dark matter), chemistry (Orimulsion), and computing (freeware, cyberspace). 

Please note, this volume is printed with a board cover, and does not include a dust jacket.

About the author: 

Michael Proffitt is an Associate Editor of the Oxford English Dictionary (Second Edition).

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