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Changes to the way an entry’s editing history is shown online
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is one of the largest ongoing humanities projects in the world, and the largest dictionary of English, comprising a comprehensive description of the development of…
Vowels are hard
Any lexicographer who has worked through the alphabet knows that words that begin with vowels are more complicated to edit (as a general rule) than words that begin with consonants….
2010 relaunch explained
Before the 2010 relaunch, users saw unrevised entries in their static OED2 (1989) version and revised entries in their updated OED3 version. During the course of revision, a very large…