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Reading the OED by Ammon Shea

Reading the OED

  • Paperback $15.00

    May 05, 2009 | 256 Pages

  • Ebook $12.99

    Jul 02, 2008 | 256 Pages

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“Oddly inspiring…Shea has walked the wildwood of our gnarled, ancient speech and returned singing incomprehensible sounds in a language that turns out to be our own.”
-Nicholson Baker, New York Times Book Review

“Delicious…a lively lexicon.”
O, The Oprah Magazine

-William Safire, The New York Times Magazine

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