LINGUIST List 16.170

Thu Jan 20 2005

Books: Lexicography, English: Ramson

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        1.    Jared Wright, Lexical Images: Ramson

Message 1: Lexical Images: Ramson

Date: 19-Jan-2005
From: Jared Wright <>
Subject: Lexical Images: Ramson

Title: Lexical Images
Subtitle: The Story of the Australian National Dictionary
Published: 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Author: W. S. Ramson

Paperback: ISBN: 0195515773 Pages: 248 Price: U.S. $ 19.95 Comment: Shipping & Handling: $5.25 (US), $10.00 (INTL)


Lexical Images tells the story of the compilation of The Australian
National Dictionary, the first historical dictionary of Australianisms. It
brings to life different aspects of Australia's history by discussing words
included in the dictionary, and shows how these words have become part of a
distinctively Australian branch of English.

Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography

Subject Language(s): English (ENG)

Written In: English (ENG )

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