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    DescriptionFrom Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde to Fidel Castro and Dolly Parton, the Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations features 4,000 of the best quotations of past and present. Packed with quotable quotes on over 300 themes from 'Parties' to 'Punctuality', and from 'Apology' to 'Toasts', this is the ideal tool for finding exactly the right words to express yourself in any situation. Its perfect complement is the Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, which includes fascinating information on 2,000 proverbs and sayings from around the world and across 250 subjects - from 'Cats' and 'Dogs' to 'Achievement' and 'Extravagance'. Here are classic quotations from writers like Helen Keller ('Life is either a daring adventure or it is nothing'), sharp remarks of today 'I'm just trying to change the world one sequin at a time' (Lady Gaga), and proverbs old and new, from the traditional 'Union is strength' to the African saying 'A single bracelet does not jingle'. Between them, these two charming little books will have the perfect words for whatever you want to say.


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    Title
    Little Oxford Gift Box
    Subtitle
    Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations; Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Elizabeth Knowles, Edited by Susan Ratcliffe
    Physical properties
    Format: Multiple copy pack
    Number of pages: 1008
    Width: 114 mm
    Height: 160 mm
    Thickness: 70 mm
    Weight: 840 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780199683598
    ISBN 10: 019968359X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.0
    BIC subject category V2: WZG
    Ingram Subject Code: RB
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 680
    BIC subject category V2: GBCQ
    LC classification: PN
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11900
    BISAC V2.8: LAN000000
    Abridged Dewey: 080
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    B&T Approval Code: A23308400
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 37
    BISAC V2.8: REF019000
    B&T Approval Code: A23309000
    Libri: GEFL7500, ZITA5000
    DC23: 080
    Thema V1.0: WZG, GBCQ
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    01 November 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    A historical lexicographer, having previously worked on the 4th edition of the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, Elizabeth Knowles has had a long association with Oxford Quotations Dictionaries. As well as the 7th edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (2009), her editorial credits include the Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2nd edition, 2005), the Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3rd edition, 2007), What They Didn't Say: A Book of Misquotations (2006), and How To Read a Word (2010).
    Review quote
    An ideal gift and a wonderful source of ideas, it's also a great book to browse through to find the right words for any occasion. Daily Mail