gasp. gasp. catching. up.

Ian W. Riddell iwriddell at
Thu Feb 13 09:43:17 EST 2003

>  >> christian
>>  stupid question -- don't they just make this on a CD (or DVD) ROM and
>>  wouldn't that be more convenient? ^_^;;
>They do indeed - and it's got better functionality than the paper copy too
>because you can ask things like 'Show me all the words beginning with D that
>came into English from Old Dutch between 1450 and 1675.' I've been trying to
>get my department to buy it for years now - too mean myself...

All well and good, but unfortunately the newest edition isn't 
available for Macintosh computers!

boo hoo


Fairy tales are not true--fairy tales are important, and they are not 
true, they are more than true. Not because they tell us that dragons 
exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be defeated.
G.K. Chesterton

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