by Bob Cunningham

Since Mark Israel's September 1997 AUE FAQ was released, there have been some new releases of important dictionaries. Following is a list of some that have been reviewed by Michael Quinion. Clicking on a title will take you to the corresponding review at Michael's Web site:

  • Cassell Dictionary of Slang, By Jonathon Green
  • The Cassell Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins, by Nigel Rees
  • The Chambers Dictionary, 1998 Edition
  • Collins English Dictionary, Millennium Edition
  • Dictionary of New Zealand English, edited by Harry Orsman
  • New Oxford Dictionary of English, edited by Judy Pearsall
  • Oxford Dictionary of Slang, by John Ayto

See Michael Quinion's complete list of book and CD reviews at World Wide Words.