Have you seen the birthday words feature on the Oxford Words blog? If you have access to the OED you can search for your personal birthday word by following the guide below. If you are not a subscriber or don’t have access to the OED please see the OxfordWords blog.
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Guide to searching for a personal birthday word
With subscriber access you can search for your personal birthday word.
Subscriber only Advanced Search
Step 1: Choose Advanced Search
Step 2: Enter the abbreviation for your month of birth in the advanced search box.
Step 3: Select the ‘-First Quotation’ option from the drop down menu
Step 4: Enter your year of birth in the ‘Date of entry’ field
Step 5: Click Search and discover if you have a personal OED birthday word.
Or download our pdf guide: OED birthday word guide
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