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Concern over ever-expanding OED

A leading expert has expressed concerns that the amount of new words being added to the Oxford English Dictionary each year may lead to the printed version being the size of a small car in the near future.

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Posted: Jan 27th, 2012
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Oxford police ‘lost for words’ by violence at underground ‘scrabble’ evenings

Disturbing footage from an upcoming BBC Panorama episode looking at modern dictionary-making techniques has been handed to the Oxford Police.

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Posted: Jan 17th, 2012
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