January 18, 2011
Think of a word
Read the story of one man's thesaurus and discover another...
January 15, 2011
Curiouser and curiouser
The OED's adventures in Wonderland...
January 14, 2011
OED in the New York Times
John Simpson on the NYT Tech Talk podcast
January 13, 2011
James Joyce, 1941
James Joyce died today in 1941. Find out about the man and his words.
January 10, 2011
Traditional England lives on!
January 8, 2011
FA Cup 3rd round
Giants and minnows of football…
January 6, 2011
History of English in the Oxford DNB
Oxford DNB: wordsmiths from the latest update
January 3, 2011
Tolkien and the OED
On what would have been Tolkien's eleventy-ninth birthday, find out about his OED connections.
December 27, 2010
The political buzzwords of 2010
The OED's Jesse Sheidlower talks to Marketplace about the origin of political terms.
December 20, 2010
Words of the year
The New Oxford American Dictionary recently declared 'refudiate' its Word of the Year. But what other new buzzwords have emerged this year?