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Appeals update: March 2019

Appeals to you: #wordswhereyouare and #hobbywords Last year saw the ninetieth anniversary of the completion of the first edition of the OED, and as part of the celebration we’ve been…

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OED hobby words appeal

Hobby words: an update

Earlier this year, we asked the public to tell us about the words that they use in their hobbies. We received hundreds of submissions, and here we take a look at some of the most notable…

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Words Where You Are: an update

To mark the start of the Oxford English Dictionary’s 90th birthday celebrations we launched the first of a series of public appeals designed to help us expand and update the…

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Release notes: parenting words

The last ten years have been particularly fruitful ones for the Oxford English Dictionary. Over that time, staff have celebrated the birth of twenty-five babies, and a lexicographer bringing a…

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