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A dictionary of linguistics and phonetics
Oxford: Blackwell, 2nd edn, 1985, 340 pp. 0 631 14079 4; 0 631 14081 6; Serbo-Croatian translation, 1987,Enciklopedijski recnik moderne lingvistike (Belgrade: Nolit), 293 pp. [Dejvid Kristal] 86 19 01579 6; Portuguese translation, 1988, Dicionário de lingüística e fonética (Rio de Janeiro: Jorge Zahar), 275 pp. 85 7110 025 X
A dictionary of linguistics and phonetics
Oxford: Blackwell, 1991, 3rd edn 389 pp. 0 631 17869 4; 0 631 17871 6
A dictionary of linguistics and phonetics
Oxford: Blackwell, 1996, 4th edn, xvii+426 pp. 0 631 20096 7; 0 631 20097 5; Greek translation, 2000 (Athens: Ekdoseis Pataki), 960 16 0859 1
A dictionary of linguistics and phonetics
Oxford: Blackwell, 2003, 5th edn, xx+448 pp. 0 631 22664 8
A dictionary of linguistics and phonetics
Oxford: Blackwell, 6th edn, 2008, xxv + 529 pp. (h/b) 978 1 4051 5296 9; (p/b) 978 1 4051 5297 6
A dictionary of linguistics and phonetics
(Oxford: Blackwell, 2008), 6th edn, xxv + 529 pp. (h/b) 9781405152969; (p/b) 9781405152976
A first dictionary of linguistics and phonetics
London: Deutsch, 1980, 390 pp. 0 233 97087 8; 0 233 97326 5
After old words finally die, they will live on in the virtual world
Opinion, The Times, 22 September 2008, 26
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A glossary of Netspeak and Textspeak
Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2004, 197 pp. 0 7486 2119 9; paperback 0 7486 1982 8
Book of a Lifetime: The Oxford English Dictionary
The Independent: Arts and Books, 1 October 2010, 30
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Boswell: the neglected lexicographer
Paper delivered to the Boswell Society, London, 18 May 2013, published in The Boswell Society 2014, 56-61
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Crypto-bilinguals. Review-article of A.P. Cowie (ed.), The Oxford History of English Lexicography
Times Literary Supplement, 9 October 2009, 28-9
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Dictionary and thesaurus in the digital environment
Contribution to 'The OED Symposium: defining the future', 1 August 2013, Oxford
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Dictionary of English-Speaking Peoples: Proposal
Report to Cassells Publishers, 1967
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Dr Johnson's Dictionary: an Anthology
(London: Penguin Classics, 2005), xlv+650 pp. 0 713 99887 3
Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (ed.)
reprint of the first edition, with new introduction and notes, Oxford World Classics (Oxford: OUP, 2009)
From super dictionary to super-dictionary
Inaugural Michael Samuels lecture, University of Glasgow, 16 October 2012
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How to keep up with language change: have your head in the clouds
Conference lecture, 2009; no further details recorded
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Investigating nonceness: lexical innovation and lexicographic coverage
In Robert Boenig & Kathleen Davis (eds), Manuscript, narrative and lexicon: essays on literary and cultural transmission in honor of Whitney F Bolton (Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press; London: Associated University Presses, 2000), 218-31
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Johnson, the Dictionary, the Wiki, and the Web
BBC Radio 3 The Essay, September 2009
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Johnson and the Internet
Hilda Hulme Memorial Lecture, University of London, 21 April 2005
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Johnson's Dictionary 250 years on
Presidential address to the Johnson Society, Lichfield, September 2005. Johnson Society Transactions, 1-9
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Mini-essays (6)
for The New Penguin Dictionary (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 2000)
New words for old
Editing Matters 1, 2009, 4
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Pocket spelling dictionary (ed.)
(London: Penguin Reference, 2005), xii+355 pp. 0 141 02110 1
Review of Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
The Tablet, 14 October 1972, 979-80
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Review of J. Cresswell, Dictionary of First Names
The Tablet, 9 February 1991, 167-8
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Review of J.E. Towell & H.E. Sheppard, Acronyms, initialisms and abbreviations dictionaries
Child Language Teaching and Therapy 3(3),1987, 365-6
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Review of Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English 2
for Japanese office of Longman (Maruzen, 1987)
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Review of Manfred Görlach, A Dictionary of European Anglicisms and English in Europe
Times Higher Education Supplement, 15 August 2003
Taking care of the sense
Longman Language Review, 4, 1998, 2-4
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Taking care of the sense
IATEFL 2003 (for the launch of the 4th edition of The Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English)
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The Cambridge biographical dictionary (ed.)
(Cambridge: CUP, 1996), x+495 pp. 0 521 56780 7
The ideal dictionary, lexicographer and user
In R. Ilson (ed.), Lexicography: an emerging international profession (Manchester University Press, 1986), 72-81. (And index to the volume)
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The Memors Glossary - e-book
- £5 (excl VAT)
The Memors - Glossary
This glossary contains all words or expressions in the novel other than those that appear in the Longman 2000-word defining vocabulary (see the appendix to the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English), as well as words using nonstandard spellings and colloquial abbreviations
This glossary contains all words or expressions in the novel other than those that appear in the Longman 2000-word defining vocabulary (see the appendix to the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English), as well as words using nonstandard spellings and colloquial abbreviations.

The definitions have been adapted from this dictionary, with additional entries using the same defining vocabulary.
The Memors Glossary - Print on Demand (PoD)
- £7
The Memors - Glossary
This glossary contains all words or expressions in the novel other than those that appear in the Longman 2000-word defining vocabulary (see the appendix to the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English), as well as words using nonstandard spellings and colloquial abbreviations.
This glossary contains all words or expressions in the novel other than those that appear in the Longman 2000-word defining vocabulary (see the appendix to the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English), as well as words using nonstandard spellings and colloquial abbreviations.

The definitions have been adapted from this dictionary, with additional entries using the same defining vocabulary.
Thinking about dictionaries
BBC English, November 1970, 8-9
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Usage notes to Readers Digest Great Illustrated Dictionary
Words in Time and Place
WTP
Published in 2014, an exploration of the English language through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary.
Published in 2014, an exploration of the English language through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary.
Words in time and place: exploring language through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary
(Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014), xvi + 288 pp. 9780199680474