UK papers and language

jester at PANIX.COM jester at PANIX.COM
Thu Aug 24 14:08:31 UTC 2000

> I have never understood this, but it's true.  Moreover, Publishers Weekly,
> the best known trade publication in the business, completely ignores ref
> books, as if they do not exist.  They feel that reviews of these are to be
> done by their partner mag, Library Journal, which of course is only read by
> librarians and the few publishers who cater to them.

Actually, Publishers Weekly just ran a review of the AHD4. It looks
like it's a rephrasing of the press release, but that is also par
for the course for U.S. dictionary reviews. Still, it's there.

Jesse Sheidlower

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