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September 2017

Release notes: Indian English

In the four centuries that English has been present in India, the language has played a number of important roles in Indian society—first arriving as a foreign tongue used by…

Release notes: Beltway

The lexicographical byways of the political highway If you are British then you quite possibly have not heard of a beltway before; if you are American you might read or hear the…

New words notes September 2017

The September 2017 quarterly update of the OED includes more than 1000 new headwords, senses, and subentries. The full list of new entries can be found here. Not all words…