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Published: 11 March 2010

592 Pages


ISBN: 9780199567065

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations by Subject

Second Edition

Susan Ratcliffe

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Over 7,000 quotations arranged by subject for easy look-up
  • Nearly 600 subjects covered, from Memory and Humour to Television and Weddings
  • Emphasis on quotations from 20th and 21st centuries giving the dictionary a modern feel
  • Author descriptions with every quotation
  • Useful index for searching by author

New to this Edition:

  • New subjects including Babies, Birthdays, Nine-Eleven, Retirement, Thanks, and Toasts
  • Over 1,200 new quotations
  • Author descriptions with every quotation

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