Re: 11th edition of Encyclopaedia Britannica
- From: "Valerie Gorman" <gorman@[redacted]>
- Subject: Re: 11th edition of Encyclopaedia Britannica
- Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2004 14:53:19 +0100
Joe Esposito has bemoaned the 11th edition of the EB, saying it has value only
I beg to differ - I am a library researcher for the OED and I frequently refer
to this edition of the EB for examples of word usage. The accuracy of the
information it contains is not an issue for my purposes as I am only interested
whether or not a word or phrase is present or absent.
So, for some of us, the PG has done a service.