In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- On the other hand, lexicographers apparently find no evidence that this was in fact the word's origin.
- These eminent lexicographers reckon that the golden days of literacy have past.
- He's no empty-headed pop culture cheerleader, though - he takes a lexicographer's delight in language, and is a self-confessed history geek.
- I bought this because I'd toyed with it for ages - the story of a lexicographer who also happened to be a psychopath.
- Mathematicians have wrestled with this question (which is more complex than most laypeople would likely think), but now it turns out that lexicographers have, too.
- Indeed, it is more a work of hopeful multicultural idealism than a dictionary in the lexicographer's sense.
- In both instances, Hebrew and English dictionaries, the lexicographers have paid no attention to the insights and distinctions of medical anthropologists.
- Contributors range from in-house lexicographers and editors to consultants whose specialist subjects include science, business and finance, law, education, religion and pharmacology.
- It might even be argued that the work has already been done, namely by the lexicographers, and has been incorporated into the larger dictionaries of the better studied languages.
- As for our ever-expanding vocabulary, lexicographers cannot data mine the information tsunami fast enough to record each new tech term entering the mainstream.
- Historical lexicographers, like myself, even look down on what is regarded as the Golden Age of Language.
- Once we have secured exclusive rights to the word, the Minister for Education should seek an audience with the lexicographers at the Oxford English Dictionary with a view to getting the word entered into the dictionary.
- Later lexicographers were less coy than Johnson.
- Ghost words are created accidentally by lexicographers, and when they are exposed they generally fade away.
- When you cannot remember what sedulous means, or you want to find out why somebody called you a hellion, you do not have to bother opening the dictionary or calling your local lexicographer.
- That is why they have come to the attention of the lexicographers.
- Compensation is now a mental disease that will challenge the lexicographers of medical dictionaries to define a mindset which I can only describe as compensationitis.
- Webster's lexicographers thus might say that because a residence can be a ‘business establishment,’ a residence can be viewed as a ‘retail pet store’ if dogs are sold there.
- For example, the editors of the Oxford English Dictionary liken the lexicographer to the naturalist.
- Of course, a dictionary does not represent the lexicographer's own language use.
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