Formed OED Chief Editor's 'Word Detective' Makes for Compelling Reading

Formed OED Chief Editor's 'Word Detective' Makes for Compelling Reading

By Luiza Lodder

Dictionaries: "They are the nasty medicine which you are handed when you display even the slightest ignorance about the meaning of a word." Or so we thought. 27 Oct 2016 // 8:30 AM

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//Mixed media

Tricks or Treats? Ten Halloween Blu-rays That May Disrupt Your Life

// Short Ends and Leader

"The best of this stuff'll kill you.

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