I Love Dictionaries

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 56 People

    I Don't Know Why

    I have a strange thing with used/old/second hand dictionaries. Especially the ones that have been underlined inside. I find it amusing to read the things people thought of as something to mark. I love both the single language ones as well as the translation ones. I've got...
    Perturbee Perturbee
    46-50, F
    Oct 11, 2009

    Good Friend

    It's fun to flick through them and learn new words that you can drop into a conversation at any point and sound like you know a lot of long words. So you sounds cleverer and all because of you're good friend - the dictionary.
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Feb 3, 2008

    Making Them and Loving Them...

     Hi,   I am a Lexicographer and... I love dictionaries; I study dictionaries; I work on dictionaries; I read about dictionaries; I read dictionaries; I dream about managing a team of lexicographers to create a new dictionary.
    lexilover lexilover
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 17, 2009

    Dictionaries Have Invaded My Bookshelves

    I just did a quick inventory through my bookshelves and after a quick addition I ended up with 10 dictionaries (2 English, 2 French, 2 Swedish, 1 Norwegian, 1 Spanish, 1 Russian and 1 German) and 1 thesaurus! It's amazing how those have just appeared on my bookshelves during the...
    Fennella Fennella
    31-35, F
    Jul 6, 2008

    I Wish Parents Today Would Do More To Encourage Their Children To...

    USE DICTIONARIES. People have no excuse to not USE DICTIONARIES, what with the internet bringing them to one's fingertips. It is just a shame to have to witness the beautiful language of English be trashed and butchered left and right, side to side, and every which way and back...
    onesofteffeteweakprettysweetts onesofteffeteweakprettysweetts
    51-55, T
    4 Responses Apr 12, 2012
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