Help please - thesaurus

Sally Odgers sodgers at dodo.com.au
Wed Nov 24 19:22:23 EST 2004


I love 'em, Jon. I also collect baby name books and books about roses. My
husband buys SACDs. I buy books. My daughter buys Clothes. My son buys
Appliances and Books and the occasional "sharp shiny thing" as his
girlfriend puts it. I guess we could be worse.

Sallyo
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jon Noble" <jon_p_noble at yahoo.com>
To: <dwj at suberic.net>
Sent: Thursday, November 25, 2004 11:17 AM
Subject: Re: Help please - thesaurus


>
> --- 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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