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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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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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OED100: The OED in 2022

2028 will mark the centenary of completion of OED’s First Edition. In the run-up to that milestone, the OED team is undertaking a series of projects (collectively named OED100) designed…

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