howard at brazee.net
Thu Nov 12 21:15:50 GMT 2015
> On Nov 12, 2015, at 1:33 PM, Louie Chubb <louie at chubb.wattle.id.au> wrote:
> Years ago I treated myself to the multi-volume Oxford English Dictionary. Just
> before a new edition came out the old one was being sold half-price. I love
> reading it, apart from anything else, for the quotes giving the first known
> usage of each word in literature. Fascinating.
> And yes.. I also read encyclopedias for fun somethimes.
My copy isn’t good for that - it is the reduced print version that came with a magnifying glass.
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