Help please - thesaurus

Jon Noble jon_p_noble at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 24 19:17:25 EST 2004


--- Sally Odgers <sodgers at dodo.com.au> wrote:

> I like the RD Reverse Dictionary, Elizabeth.
> Sallyo.

I'd second that, or another reverse dictionary, I also
find the Macquarie Thesaurus quite a good one. It is
Australian but probably available in NZ.

Jon - who is firmly of the opinion that you can never
have too many dictionaries - or any other books for
that matter.


> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Elizabeth Evans" <er.evans at auckland.ac.nz>
> To: <dwj at suberic.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 24, 2004 7:05 AM
> Subject: Help please - thesaurus
> 
> 
> > Hello dear listmembers
> >
> > I am aware that there are many erudite and learned
> people on the list, and
> > also many students like me. I am hoping to get a
> new thesaurus for
> > Christmas, so is anyone able to give me feedback
> on a thesaurus (recent
> > edition) which they have found useful? I have a
> Roget dated sometime in
> the
> > 1980s - about 3 inches thick, which has valiantly
> helped me through many
> > essays. However, at times I have found it a little
> opaque to use.
> > Any suggestions will be most gratefully received.
> > ObDWJ (at a stretch) - I'm sure Ted Mallory uses
> one too.
> > Regards
> > Elizabeth.
> >
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