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,…Find out more
Celebrating 90 years of the Oxford English Dictionary
This year marks the 90th birthday of the OED; that is, 90 years since the completion of the first edition of the dictionary. Celebrate with us and learn more about the past, present, and future of one of the largest dictionaries in the world.
To celebrate the OED’s 90th birthday, we are pleased to offer annual personal OED subscriptions at a reduced rate of £90/$90 for the duration of the birthday year. Buy your subscription here