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Terminología española or how to make better dictionaries for US Spanish speakers

If you are traveling to Spain or Mexico, but do not know the language, chances are that you will pick up a pocket English-Spanish dictionary at Half Price Books, Barnes & Noble or at your local library. 758 more words

Lexicography

Speaking of Awards Season...

I nominate so-called, our so-called president’s go-to word-choice* for put-downs, for this year’s “Best Word” award.

Did you catch his last usage of it?

The… 81 more words

Writing

I hate computer dictionaries.

More specifically, I hate “American English” computer dictionaries. I am about as English as they come, I watch Rugby, I listen to cricket, and I get depressed and irritated over the form of my Football (No, not Soccer) team. 99 more words

Writing

MakeUseOf: 13 Unique Online Dictionaries for Every Situation

MakeUseOf: 13 Unique Online Dictionaries for Every Situation. “No matter what your age, occupation, or education may be, you have likely used a dictionary more than once. 32 more words

Useful Stuff

A Croatian picture dictionary : the February 2017 Slavonic item of the month

We have recently started to catalogue various reference works transferred to the University Library from the Modern and Medieval Faculty Library’s Balkan section.   Most are academic dictionaries, but among them is the delightful 1938 Croatian picture dictionary S… 430 more words

Slavonic

as poor as a church mouse

woodwork in Easingwold Parish Church – Diocese of York
Robert Thompson, the Kilburn craftsman, invariably carved a little mouse on his work.
photograph: Visit Easingwold… 383 more words

Literature

Larousse French English Dictionary


Larousse’s French-English, English-French Dictionary: Dictionnaire Larousse Francais-Anglais, Anglais-Francais is a well-known bilingual dictionary that is suitable for a wide variety of interests and professions. Summary Of The Book Larousse’s French-English, English-French Dictionary: Dictionnaire Larousse Francais-Anglais, Anglais-Francais presents lingual elements of both the French and English languages. 89 more words

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