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David-Antoine Williams takes a bird’s-eye-view of Caribbean English, as documented in the OED, as a way of highlighting some of the lexicological and lexicographical issues at stake.
In the first part of this blog post, we discussed an antedating for tea found in the Corpus of Early English Correspondence (CEEC). That instance, in a 1643 letter by…
Who creates and adopts new vocabulary in the history of English? A team of University of Helsinki researchers discuss new antedatings for both ‘cha’ and ‘tea’ from the time of the English Civil War:
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Professor Susan Watkins reflects on using the OED as an important way of reflecting on the history of gender and sexuality in relation to women’s writing.