Reading the OED

One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages

by Ammon Shea

Hardcover, 223 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $21.95 | purchase

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Reading the OED
One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages
Ammon Shea

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Book Summary

An obsessive word lover provides an entertaining account of the year he spent reading the Oxford English Dictionary cover to cover, offering a colorful selection of obscure, hilarious, and offbeat vocabulary gems he discovered along the way.