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Resources for students and teachers
The OED is a wonderful resource for students and teachers of English language, English literature, history, law, and many other subjects.
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What is OED online?
OED birthday words: find out which words entered the English language around the same time you entered the world. Use our subscriber guide to search for your own personal birthday word, and discover whether you are contemporaneous with mastermind or a child of the BOGOF decade.