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The Oxford English Dictionary · The OED means a whole lot to me; pro­fes­sion­al­ly, I owe it ev­ery­thing. My work on it was 26 (!) years ago, but then this spring I got an in­vi­ta­tion to their Sym­po­sium, which hap­pened last week, and there was on­ly one pos­si­ble an­swer. I’m pro­found­ly grate­ful they asked, and would do it again in a flash. This en­try, like the OED, is ex­treme in length and prone to ram­bling; but, I hope, al­so like the dic­tio­nary in that it might pro­vide plea­sure to peo­ple who like words for their own sake ...
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Oxford Visuals · I went for a cou­ple days for the OED Sym­po­sium (about which I have a huge on­go­ing splodge in pro­gress) and of course took a cam­er­a ...
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