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September 2012

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…