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About the Author

A historical lexicographer, having previously worked on the 4th edition of the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, Elizabeth Knowles has had a long association with Oxford Quotations Dictionaries. As well as the 5th and 6th editions of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (1999, 2004), her editorial credits include the Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2nd edition, 2005), the Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3rd edition, 2007), What They Didn't Say: A Book of Misquotations (2006), and the Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs (2009).

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  • Hardcover: 1184 pages
  • Publisher: OUP UK; 7 edition (3 November 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199237174
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199237173
  • Product Dimensions: 24.1 x 6.6 x 18.3 cm
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