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Meet the Editors: Katherine Connor Martin

Meet Katherine Connor Martin, our Head of US Dictionaries, and part of the team tasked with ensuring that the Oxford English Dictionary keeps up with changes in American English and accurately…

Words as old as the OED

When the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary was finally completed in 1928, the world of 1857, when work on the dictionary began, must have seemed impossibly distant. Radio,…

Lexicographical Brexit: in the OED

The world of politics is a fruitful area for new words, as linguistic innovation is pressed to keep up with regular changes in society, policy, and personnel. In the OED’s…