Lexical Images: The Story of the Australian National Dictionary

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Oxford University Press, 2002 - Literary Collections - 255 pages
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Lexical Images tells the story of the compilation of The Australian National Dictionary, the first historical dictionary of Australianisms. It brings to life different aspects of Australia's history by discussing words included in the dictionary, and shows how these words have become part of a distinctively Australian branch of English.

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The Making
Lessons from Loanwords
The Land and Its Use

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