More praise for the excellent Yale Book of Quotations

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Tue Jul 1 12:33:46 UTC 2008

Note 1.  ... The traditional answer to a publisher's query for an
index to any anomalous text, such as a book of epigrams, proverbs,
quotations, etc., would be to propose a simple KWIC index --- as is
included in the much-lauded _The Yale book of quotations_ by Fred R.
Shapiro (2006).

William Abrams, "The indexer facing the cryptic text: A folly index
as inspired by Jorge Luis Borges, presented as a cautionary example
of over-indexing." _The Indexer: The International Journal of
Indexing_, Vol. 26, No. 2 (June 2008), p. 70.


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