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Bertha S. Deffenbaugh  Identity Verified
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Perhaps you might find this one interesting.



Cheers!



http://www.itzalist.com/art/oxford-dictionary-on-line.html


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Russell Gillis  Identity Verified
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Links don't appear to be valid. Jul 16, 2002

Hi Bertha,



I tried out the search mechanism on the site, and all the links. They either take you to pages with several pop-up advertisements, or do a web search.



Unfortunately, the Oxford Online Dictionary is a paid subscription service. I guess this page was meant to lure in people hoping to get this service for free.



I appreciate your efforts to provide helpful resources - I am sure you had good intentions in providing this link.



Russell


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Bertha S. Deffenbaugh  Identity Verified
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This is the RIGHT address Jul 16, 2002


http://www.oed.com/



I have subscribed and love it.





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Bertha S. Deffenbaugh  Identity Verified
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This one is also excellent... and no subscription is needed Jul 16, 2002


http://www.oed.com/





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Bertha S. Deffenbaugh  Identity Verified
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Oops! Jul 16, 2002


http://dictionary.cambridge.org/



This is the one!


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Riccardo Schiaffino  Identity Verified
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Oxford English Dictionary online for free Jul 16, 2002

The OED online is free to members of the Book of the Month Club and other book clubs... it might be worthwhile to become a member just for the dictionary.

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Libin PhD  Identity Verified
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$550 annual subscription fee? Jul 16, 2002

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On 2002-07-16 16:03, Bertha wrote:



http://www.oed.com/



I have subscribed and love it.









Their subscription fee seems to be extremely high ($550 annually). Did you subscribe to the service at this price? I have The Compact Oxford Dictionary of English. I bought it about ten years ago when it first came out for about $245.00 (sale price). They may have added some new words to the online version since then. Does that justify the $550 annual subscription fee?





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Claudia Alvis  Identity Verified
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If you are a subscriber of the Book of the Month Club, you get absolutely free access to the OED on line, and also, great books at great prices. I definetely recommend it. Unfortunately, it\'s just for U.S residents.

However you do have to buy books to be a member.

The link is www.bomc.com or www.booksonline.com


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