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Ignoto

Release notes: IGN-

A verdict of ignoramus The word ignoramus is today most familiar to us as a way to describe a stupid or ignorant person; however, the word has its origins in…

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Oxford Languages Summer Placement

Each year Oxford Languages offers summer placement positions, for two candidates to work on various lexical projects within the department.  Our interns from 2021 reflect on their experiences: What made…

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