Tool of the trade

Always dreamt of owning the Compact Oxford English Dictionary. It arrived in the post today, and it’s beautiful. The pages on gossamer paper each corresponding to nine pages of the complete edition, the magnifying glass, the sheer heft of the thing, the tactile old-school feel of the print version. And it’s now a legitimate expense for my translation business.

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