||Pocket Oxford Dictionary of Current English
This reissue marks the 75th anniversary of publication of the "Pocket Oxford Dictionary" and is a practical pocket dictionary. With over 140,000 words, phrases, and definitions explained in modern English, together with helpful labelling of informal and slang terms, it should be suitable for everyday reference use in schools, offices and the home. Etymologies are presented simply, providing interesting information on the origins of thousands of words. Boxes with illustrative examples provide guidance on difficult aspects of English usage, with further guidance given in the "Better English Guide" which includes many tips from Oxford's English language specialists.