Now a pronunciation editor, Matthew Moreland had the pleasure of being one of OED’s speakers periodically for a couple of years.
It has been claimed that 52 percent of words in use aren’t included in dictionaries – is this true? Elyse Graham investigates how this figure arose, and suggests why it’s not quite right.
What is your least favourite English word? With our #OneWordMap you can now let the whole world know.
Do our lexicographers ever feel tempted to make up words in order to win a game of Scrabble?
Weird and wonderful words from the Canadian Oxford Dictionary starting with the letter c.
upstander new words
Alexander Hamilton
Imogen Fowell illustrates the OED Word of the Day 'pulchrify'.