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Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary

By David Crystal

Offers a unique view of the English language and its development, and includes witty commentary and anecdotes along the way.


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Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

By Peter Mark Roget

This book "supplies a vocabulary of English words and idiomatic phrases 'arranged … according to the ideas which they express'. The thesaurus, continually expanded and updated, has always remained in print, but this reissued first edition shows the impressive breadth of Roget's own knowledge and interests."


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Query Subject:   Meaning Analysis of a Sentence
Author:   Hans Prufer
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Query:   DEAR NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH,
COULD YOU PLEASE LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU THINK OF THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE? I'D RATHER NOT GIVE ANY DETAILS ON WHY I WOULD BE ASKING THIS IIN ORDER TO RULE OUT ANY BIAS BASED ON MY EXPLANATION. YOUR REPLY WILL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED AND I WILL POST THE SUMMARY OF MY INQUIRY.

THE MAN GIVES A DOG A WATER.
LL Issue: 14.588
Date posted: 28-Feb-2003



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