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The Oxford English Dictionary on Compact Disk (1987)

The Oxford English Dictionary on Compact Disk (1987) The Oxford English Dictionary on Compact Disk (1987) CDs, each in its plastic case, easily fitting into a jacket pocket or a purse! Actually the disks fit in a ring binder, the kind that computer J. he OED on one or two compact disks that look like music manuals are often packaged in, with two floppy disks and a 100-page manual. Still the whole box can fit in a briefcase, which the original (hardcopy) version in its 12 volumes of 1933 will not.1 The work under plement of 1933 with its 867 pages of additional vocabulary, its lists of emendations and spurious words, and its important 91 -page bibliography of works quoted in the main word-list, or the four supplementary volumes published between 1972 and 1986. That is, the buyer of this set will not be getting the Second Edition of the OED, which incorporates all the supplementary material, but the basic original set In order to use this technologically advanced version of an old and legendary lexicon, the owner must have access to a personal computer with 640K storage and a CD-ROM reader. There ought also to be an attached printer available so that findings can be http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America Dictionary Society of North America

The Oxford English Dictionary on Compact Disk (1987)

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The Oxford English Dictionary on Compact Disk (1987) CDs, each in its plastic case, easily fitting into a jacket pocket or a purse! Actually the disks fit in a ring binder, the kind that computer J. he OED on one or two compact disks that look like music manuals are often packaged in, with two floppy disks and a 100-page manual. Still the whole box can fit in a briefcase, which the original (hardcopy) version in its 12 volumes of 1933 will not.1 The work under plement of 1933 with its 867 pages of additional vocabulary, its lists of emendations and spurious words, and its important 91 -page bibliography of works quoted in the main word-list, or the four supplementary volumes published between 1972 and 1986. That is, the buyer of this set will not be getting the Second Edition of the OED, which incorporates all the supplementary material, but the basic original set In order to use this technologically advanced version of an old and legendary lexicon, the owner must have access to a personal computer with 640K storage and a CD-ROM reader. There ought also to be an attached printer available so that findings can be

Journal

Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North AmericaDictionary Society of North America

Published: Apr 4, 1990

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