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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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Webinar: Semantic transfer and the OED

Semantic transfer and the OED: investigating metonymization Thu, 26/05/2022 · 4:00 PM London (GMT 1:00)  Lauren Simon, holder of an MSt in Linguistics, Philology, and Phonetics, will describe the methodology and…

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Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

Release notes: Irish English

Most of the OED’s quarterly updates in recent years have featured the results of our ongoing work on broadening the dictionary’s coverage of world varieties of English and tracing the…

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