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Re: Artists' Books
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- Subject: Re: Artists' Books
- From: R Starr <rstarr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 15 May 1997 09:27:15 -0500
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I have found an excellent source of words to be a book called: "Mrs.
Burne's Dictionary." It was prepared by a relative of Yascha Heifitz's
(sp?) who searched a number of unabridged dictionaries for obscure and
unusual words. It's fun to look up a word to add to the panoply of
verbage used in correspondence. Similarly, the NY Times crossword puzzly
dictionary is a great resource.
On Wed, 14 May 1997, Linda Eveland wrote:
> Thread: Text for books.