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Oxford Languages debates challenges of 'sexist' terms in dictionaries

Oxford Languages has addressed the alleged “sexism” in its dictionary definitions and discussed the challenges of recording discriminatory meanings of words versus censorship as well as current trends... Read more

OUP offers free dictionary access to UK state schools

Oxford University Press (OUP) is offering primary and secondary schools in the UK free access to the online Oxford English Dictionary to mark the dictionary’s 90th anniversary.... Read more

Oxford English Dictionary hunts for regional words

Oxford University Press is asking members of the public to submit local words, phrases and expressions from around the world for inclusion in the Oxford... Read more

Gibson and Penn to star in film about the creation of OED

Actors Mel Gibson and Sean Penn are to star in "Professor and the Madman", a film adaptation of a novel about the creation of the... Read more

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