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10.5: Learn more from the Dictionary System 10.5
Open Dictionary.app, and then select Go » Front/Back Matter from the menus. You'll then see a list of helpful items, each of which can be explored with a click. Here are some of the more interesting sections:
  • Language Guide
  • Rules of English: Understanding Grammar
  • Words: Making the Right Choices
  • Clichés
  • Proofreader's Marks
  • The History of English
  • Countries of the World
  • Chemical Elements
[robg adds: I almost hate to spill the beans about this no-brainer, as it really puts me in hot water relative to writing: The handwriting is on the wall for me, and it's a real fly in the ointment for the phrases that fit like an old shoe in my writing. Why oh why did they have to reveal all those great clichés? :) Just kidding; there's some really interesting stuff here, and you can copy and paste into other documents for easy future reference.]
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10.5: Learn more from the Dictionary
Authored by: atFault on Nov 07, '07 07:22:16PM

This only works with the New Oxford American Dictionary. Using any of the others or 'All Dictionaries' will result in the option being greyed out.

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