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Words from the 1940s

It was a decade of war and peace: the first half monopolized by worldwide conflict, the second tentatively reaching out towards ways of avoiding a repetition of the first. Together…

An Oxford lexicographer of the 1940s: Hereward Price

As the previous article in this series explained, Oxford University Press called a temporary halt to its activities in English-language lexicography in Oxford during the 1930s, although there continued to…