Reading the OED
One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages
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ISBN10: 0399533982 ISBN13: 9780399533983 Publisher: J P Tarcher Published: Jul 2 2008 Pages: 223 Weight: 1.20lbs. Height: 8.75" Width: 6.25" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
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.