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Did you know that the Oxford English dictionary updates four times a year? Yes way! Find out what was added in December 2015 here –http://public.oed.com/the-oed-today/recent-updates-to-the-oed/december-2015-update/new-words-notes-december-2015/ There are many dictionaries, encyclopedias, and thesauri available to you at UW-Whitewater. For a complete list, … Continue reading
OMG! You may have learned about this from the national media already, but in case you missed it: The Oxford English Dictionary has added new entries, including OMG, LOL, muffin top, ego-surf, and others. Enjoy.
On Feb. 1st in 1884, a portion of the first Oxford English Dictionary (OED) was printed. This venerable dictionary is going strong today. UWW students and staff have online access to it, and can even sign up to receive the … Continue reading
Ever come across an unusual word and wonder how it ever came into the language? Well, if you have, check out the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), an online database from the Andersen Library. This enormous online source contains the complete … Continue reading