Tag: OED appeals

Add oil is an expression that has gained a lot of currency in Hong Kong in the last few years.

OED appeals: can you help us find earlier evidence of ‘shroff’ and ‘add oil’?

Can you help us? OED Appeals is a dedicated community space on the OED website where OED editors solicit help in unearthing new information about the history and usage of English. Part of the process of revising words and phrases for the OED involves searching for evidence of a word’s first recorded use in English, […]

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