The second in a major series of volumes supplementing the Second Edition of The Oxford English Dictionary, OED Additions Volume 2 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 and 2; world coverage of English including the UK (exclusion order), North America (enrollee), and Australia (grummet), a wide variety of subjects, including science (superstring), literary theory (epiphanic), and sport (strokeless); all registers of English, including colloquial (everyplace) and slang (dweeb); full historical documentation, and dates of first
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"Should be regarded as an essential purchase for a library possessing OED2." - The Year in Reference
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