Oxford English Dictionary Additions SeriesBook - 1993
The third in a major series of volumes supplementing the Second Editon of The Oxford English Dictionary, OED, Additions Volume 3 contains 3,000 new words and meanings presented in OED style, and represents work-in-progress from across the alphabetic range. Its contents include: 3,000 new words and senses; cumulative index of Volumes 1, 2, and 3; world coverage of English, including the UK (Citizen's Charter), North America (affluential, Clintonomics), Australia(beardie), and the Caribbean (zouk); a wife variety of subjects, including the sceinces (buckyball, nanotechnology, Tourette syndrome), finance (junk bond, negative equity), literary theory(metafictions), computing (freeware, core dump), and sport (midfielder, lowball), all registers of English, including colloquial (journo, mellowspeak), and slang (chill out, in your face); full historical documentation and dates of first recorded appearance.
Publisher: Oxford, England : Oxford Univ. Press : 1993
Branch Call Number: R423 OXF 1993 RD
Characteristics: 3 vols