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Readership: The general reader. Also writers, after-dinner speakers, puzzle-solvers, students, and teachers.
Edited by Susan Ratcliffe, Associate Editor, OUP
Review(s) from previous edition"A rich choice of wit and wisdom
- Sunday Times
"Invaluable." - Brian MacArthur in The Times 3 December 1999
"Still the best." - John Walsh in The Independent 20 June 2002
"I could re-read it over and over again and never grow bored, for its pages contain all the insight of a library." - Minette Walters in Daily Mail 11 January 2002
"The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations remains a glorious treasure-house for browsers." - TLS
"Invaluable...Truly good value" - Robert McCrum, Observer
"Anyone needing instant education can do worse than read this"
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