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Friday, 28 December

259. 150 Years of the Oxford English Dictionary

1:45–3:00 p.m., Atlanta, Hyatt Regency

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Lexicography

1. “George Eliot’s Neologisms,” George Griffith, Chadron State Coll.

2. “Reclaiming Words: What It Means for the OED,” Anne Curzan, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

3. “Dictionaries, ‘the Dictionary,’ and the OED: Folk Perspectives on the Oxford English Dictionary,” Erin M. McKean, Verbatim: The Language Quarterly

Respondent: Jesse Sheidlower, Oxford Univ. Press

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