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Andrew Delahunty, Sheila Dignen, and Penny Stock are all freelance lexicographers with many years experience in writing dictionaries and other reference works. Between them they have worked on a wide range of books including dictionaries for adults, children, and those learning English as a foreign language. This book grew out of their shared interest in the subject of allusions.
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