Tag: dictionary

OED no longer “in print”?

The Third Edition is a mutation. It is weightless, taking its shape in the digital realm. To keyboard it, Oxford hired a team of 150 typists in Florida for 18 months. (That was before the verb keyboard had even found…

Celebrate Dictionary Day

Apparently today is Dictionary Day. Happy birthday Noah Webster. I am celebrating by subscribing to my first podcast called, appropriately enough Word Nerds.