Re: Use of BAGD

Carl W. Conrad (
Fri, 15 Nov 1996 09:18:59 -0500

At 4:55 AM -0600 11/14/96, Edgar M. Krentz wrote:
>>At 10:40 AM -0600 11/13/96, Edgar M. Krentz wrote (inter alia):
>>>. . . by the way, Fred Danker's book is not out in a fourth edition.
>>>From what Fred told me, I would not look for the fourth edition to be
>>published before the end of 1977. UChicago Press grinds about like the
>>mills of God, although perhaps not as "exceeding fine." Ever since the
>>catastrophic mishap loss of my BAGD I have been wavering over whether to
>>buy another 3rd edition or wait out the interval until the 4th.
>Oh what trouble spell ch eckers can get one into. I did indeed write the
>above. What I meant to say was that Fred Danker's MULTIPURPOSE TOOLS FOR
>BIBLE STUDY *is* out in a fourth edition from Fortress Press, not
>Concordia, the publisher of the first three editions.
>The comment Carl cited refers to [mea culpa. mea cuoppa,. mea maxima
>culpa!] to the *3rd* edition of BAGD. Please excuse my spellchecker that
>recognized "not" as a correctly spelled word, even though I meant to write
>"now." Oh what fools these mortals be ...!"

And as for me, if I'm waiting for the fourth edition of BAGD to be published by the end of 1-9-7-7, then why am I still waiting? I didn't even need a spell checker to do that!