Oxford American Writer’s Thesaurus in Review – What was that word again?

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A thesaurus is an indispensable tool for writers of any level. Verbose people (yours truly) need them and even more eloquent writers like Crom and Young can benefit from their use. The Oxford American Writer’s Thesaurus is an excellent reference tool for anyone who is looking for that … word. In previous reviews, we looked at the Roget’s Thesaurus, AHD4 Deluxe and a couple of Oxford dictionaries that also feature thesaurus fuctions.

American Writer’s Thesaurus has a unique take on thesaurus in that it is tailored to writers. Just so you know, if you are writing anything: blogs, letters, papers, books, articles – anything at all – you are a writer. You don’t have to be published or famous or elegant. This thesaurus product is helpful for anyone who puts their words and thoughts down onto some form of media.

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Enfour’s Oxford Deluxe in Review: Redefining ‘The Best’

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Though there are many concise versions of the Oxford English Dictionary, only a couple versions of the Oxford Dictionary of English have hit the shelves of the App Store. Likewise, our Oxford reviews have focused on the many flavours of the Concise versions. This week however, we sample the taste and culmination of research, programming and foresight that Enfour have employed to bring the entire ODE & OTE Oxford to the App Store.

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Oxford English Dictionaries in Review – Digitising the Leader

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The Oxford English Dictionary, the only English lexicon worthy of the definite article, has several iterations in the App Store for hungry stodgy customers. By hungry, I mean that the App Store’s reference niche, though small, is rabid. Many users want the best, not just the most popular new entry. Last week, we looked at the excellent American Heritage Dictionary Fourth Edition that offers a complete dictionary/thesaurus package for the handheld digital age and this week our review will turn to the OED.

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AHD4 Additions: Roget’s II New Thesaurus and AHD4 Deluxe

rogets-and-deluxeahd4-review-img_0018Enfour‘s experience in words extends beyond the boundaries of typical dictionaries like American Heritage 4 and the OED. For this tie-in, Roget’s II New Thesaurus will briefly be put to the test as a stand alone reference title and as it links to AHD4. Furthermore, we will compare AHD4 and Roget’s as separate units versus the AHD4 Deluxe version which combines the functionality of both works in our last look at Enfour’s offerings for this week.

If you are intersted in American Heritage Dictionary Fourth Edition, our review is available here.

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