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Melvil Decimal System: 428.02

Wording: Language > English > Standard English usage (Prescriptive linguistics) > Not set > Not set

Dewmoji: 💬 > 🇬🇧 > 🚫 > ? > ?

0
Information
196,271
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
182,817
💭
2
Religion
463,618
🙏🏽
3
Social Sciences
1,017,722
👫
4
Language
130,463
💬
5
Mathematics and Science
322,970
🔬
6
Technology
751,858
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
695,836
🎨
8
Literature
929,792
📚
9
Biography and History
592,368
🗿
40
Language
9,811
💬
41
Linguistics
14,563
🏷
42
English
51,037
🇬🇧
43
German
10,022
🇩🇪
44
French
7,761
🇫🇷
45
Italian
3,055
🇮🇹
46
Spanish
9,210
🇪🇸
47
Latin
2,109
📜
48
Greek
2,080
🇬🇷
49
Other Languages
20,815
🗨
420
English and Old English (Anglo-Saxon)
4,965
🇬🇧
421
Writing system, phonology, phonetics of standard English
1,858
422
Etymology of standard English
694
423
Dictionaries of standard English
4,906
📕
424
[Formerly "Synonyms; Homonyms"; No longer used]
99
🤷
425
Grammar of standard English
1,688
426
[Formerly "Prosody"; No longer used]
79
🤷
427
Historical and geographic variations, modern nongeographic variations of English
1,838
428
Standard English usage (Prescriptive linguistics)
34,726
🚫
429
Old English
184
428.0
2,826
428.1
Spellers--English language
3,450
428.2
English language--grammar--prescriptive approach
6,043
428.3
Errors of speech; Vulgarisms; Use of words
1,454
428.4
Reading--English language
1,834
428.5
28
428.6
Primers (Readers)--English language
10,300
428.7
Readers with selections; Advanced readers
21
428.8
Readers of individual authors (i.e. used to teach English, not for pleasure reading)
64
428.9
Examination papers
14
428.00
2,607
428.01
3
428.02
138
428.03428.04
7
428.05428.06428.07
60
428.08
2
428.09
3
428.020
8
428.021428.022428.023
14
428.024
31
428.025
6
428.026
15
428.027
3
428.028
4
428.029
29

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Modern language
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"Far Friends"

MDS classes with significant recommendations overlap, excluding ones under the same top-level class.

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What is MDS?

Melvil stands for "Melvil Decimal System," named after Melvil Dewey, the famous librarian. Melvil Dewey invented his Dewey Decimal System in 1876, and early versions of his system are in the public domain.

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The Melvil Decimal System is NOT the Dewey Decimal System of today. Wordings, which are entered by members, can only come from public domain sources. The base system is the Free Decimal System, a public domain classification created by John Mark Ockerbloom. Where useful or necessary, wording comes from the 1922 edition of the Dewey Decimal System. Language and concepts may be changed to fit modern tastes, or to better describe books cataloged. Wordings may not come from in-copyright sources.

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