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What is the history of the Oxford English Dictionary?

  Work on the first edition began around 1860 under the auspices of the Philological Society. Later the huge undertaking was heavily subsidized by the Oxford University Pr (MORE)

Which is the second animal listed in the Oxford English Dictionary?

  The aardwolf (Proteles cristatus) is a small, insectivorous hyena-like mammal, native to Eastern and Southern Africa. The name means "earth wolf" in Afrikaans/Dutch. It (MORE)

Longest word in Oxford english dictionary?

The longest words in the Oxford English Dictionary are: 44 letters: pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis (a lung disease which nobody ever seems to get - it's suspe (MORE)

Which word was added to the Oxford Dictionary in 2010?

There were many words added to the OED in 2010. They include vuvuzela, geo-engineering, toxic debt, quantitive easing, dictionary attack, staycation, national treasure (to des (MORE)