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If you only buy one reference book, buy this.

Advantages: Comprehensive and easy to use
Disadvantages: Large, heavy and easily damaged.

This dictionary is the definitive guide to modern (and some not-so-modern) English. Not only does it contain every word you have ever come across (and lots you are never likely to), it also has lots of place names, famous people and historical events, mea ...

fmml 14.07.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Oxford Dictionary of English (Dictionary)

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Life saving Dictionary !

Advantages: Easy to use, concise and to the point.
Disadvantages: Can't think of any yet...

I've never eally a big fan of dictionaries. Simply because it takes forever to find the word I'm looking for. I only bought this aas I desperately needed one at the time while doing a course that was heavily essay based and involved reading big 'shoe box ...

Leighsa 04.01.2008 · Read full review
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The Oxford dictionary of English, where would we be without it?!

Advantages: Must have in every home, practical lay out and design, easy to use.
Disadvantages: Could have more information about formal writing, the information avaliable is somewhat limited.

The Oxford Dictionary of English in my opinion (and I'm sure in many others) is THE best dictionary without a doubt. Its the most trusted and probably the most used. I recommend The oxford dictionary to anyone and everyone, and its a must have in every ho ...

EC85 09.06.2009 · Read full review
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Guinness Book Of World Records 2003

Advantages: The Discovery of The Beauty of Fact
Disadvantages: The Discovery of The Void of Fiction

The book is full of facts from front to back. Facts that are weird. Facts that are wonderful. But, one thing that all the facts have in common is that they are records… world records! You may already be convinced that the 2003 edition of this well-k ...

ms004902 26.07.2003 · Read full review
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Scratched records

Advantages: Excellent photography
Disadvantages: American bias, style over content

...It is always sad to watch the decline of a great institution, and regrettably this book does nothing to dispel the feeling that this is what we are witnessing in the case of the Guinness Book. Over the last few years, it has become increasingly obvious ...

davidbuttery 29.01.2001 · Read full review
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