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Subject:  Re: Save $895! Date:  10/8/2003  3:34 PM
Author:  Chapman208 Number:  2433 of 4871

>>>>Although I am sorely tempted to say, "If you win, I'll buy it from you" ... the thing is, if you don't know what you'd do with it ... you're the one who needs it the most.

ILC: Not having thumbed through the 20-vol set, I don't know what I'm missing, perhaps, but my parents have a huge (2,000+ pg.) dictionary they got as a wedding present. I have looked through it and while it is nice to have 100 definitions for one word, generally 90% of them aren't definitions I would have any reason to use, so I don't really miss not having them in my measly 200,000-word single-volume dictionary (or however many words are in the dictionary).

What I really need is a dictionary that will tell me what word I'm *trying* to think of that's just on the tip of my brain....

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