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Nick Sharratt’s favourite word

Illustrator and author Nick Sharratt is known worldwide for his much-loved work creating and illustrating books for children (and their parents!). Having loved drawing for as long as he can…

Meet the Editors: Catherine Sangster

Meet Catherine Sangster, our Head of Pronunciations, whose job it is to ‘look after the bits of the dictionary that tell you how to pronounce the word you’re looking up’….

Professor Jim Al-Khalili’s five favourite words

Theoretical physicist Professor Jim Al-Khalili is known worldwide for his work on nuclear reaction theory as well as his broadcasting and publication credits, which include the BBC Radio Four programme…

Frances Hardinge’s five favourite words

Frances Hardinge was brought up in a sequence of small, sinister English villages, and spent a number of formative years living in a Gothic-looking, mouse-infested hilltop house in Kent. She…

Meet the Editors: Danica Salazar

Introducing Danica Salazar, World English Editor for the Oxford English Dictionary. In this video – part of our Meet the Editors series for the OED‘s 90th anniversary celebrations – Danica…