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Monday, April 18th, 2005
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I only have access to the Oxford English Dictionary because of my university IP address. Man, it's going to suck having to use a peasant dictionary when I move.
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[User Picture]From: axiem
2005-04-18 06:42 am (UTC)
Our university has a way of VPNing in for things like the OED and such...
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[User Picture]From: patrick
2005-04-18 06:42 am (UTC) is all the dictionary I need!
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[User Picture]From: kartos
2005-04-18 07:36 am (UTC)
hahah sucks. They changed our off campus access to shit from a password to our ID numbers. Damn! (Oh and you could only find out by accessing it on campus. Way to use the mass mailing system fuckers >.<)
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[User Picture]From: lipid
2005-04-18 07:43 am (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: wikle
2005-04-18 01:35 pm (UTC)
It might shock you to learn that there are other mediums for such things.
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From: wjl
2005-04-20 01:35 am (UTC)
It seems like lots of universities have subscriptions to the OED... Clearly they're trying to build an entire generation of people who are completely dependent upon the OED to get their precious etymologies and pronunciations, so that when this generation graduates, they'll all be forced to pay through the nose for what they formerly took for granted! The first hit is always free..

Or you could go to grad school *shrug* :)
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