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Oxford English Dictionary's New Chief Editor Speaks Of Its Future

Posted at 4:33PM Wednesday 22 Jan 2014

Change is afoot at the O.E.D. For the first time in 20 years, the venerable dictionary has a new chief editor, Michael Proffitt, who assumes the responsibility of retaining the vaunted traditions while ensuring relevance in an era of Googled definitions and text talk.

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