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Best American English dictionary?

I recommend Oxford's New American Dictionary because it is very comprehensive and has very good phonetic symbols (it actually shows flapped t's too.) Otherwise I'd go for eith (MORE)

What is English literature?

English Literature means the writings of the English-speaking peoples. A few examples of English writers of the past are Edgar Allen Poe, Robert Burns, James Joyce, Joseph C (MORE)

What is the longest word in the English dictionary?

The longest word currently listed in the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis with 45 letters. "Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolca (MORE)

Short background of Philippine literature?

The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century. They were ceded to the United States in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippin (MORE)

How did pekingese come into the English dictionary?

The term "Pekingese" comes from "Peking," which is the name of a place in China. Just as with "Chinese," "Vietnamese," or "Japanese," the suffix "ese" was added to the end to (MORE)

How did the Johnson's dictionary impact British literature?

  For a start, we all began to know what each other was writing about: people in Glasgow could now understand what people in Manchester, for example, were takking about, u (MORE)

What is the answer to 20c plus 5 equals 5c plus 65?

20c + 5 = 5c + 65 Divide through by 5: 4c + 1 = c + 13 Subtract c from both sides: 3c + 1 = 13 Subtract 1 from both sides: 3c = 12 Divide both sides by 3: c = 4
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