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December 20, 2016

British and Irish family names [infographic]

Discover a brief exploration of family name statistics in Britain and Ireland with our infographic. Read more >

December 13, 2016

Quotes of the year 2016 [quiz]

Test your knowledge of current affairs and memorable quotations from 2016. Do you know who said what? >

December 9, 2016

2016’s most popular baby names and their meanings

We've delved into the epithetical etymology of the top five girls’ and boys’ baby names. Has your name made the list? >

December 8, 2016

Oxford Reference title reviewed by The Bookbag

Find out how The Bookbag reviewed the The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation. Read more >

December 7, 2016

The history behind selected family names in Britain and Ireland [map]

Find out the history behind these British and Irish surnames - can you find yours? Read more >

December 5, 2016

Oxford Reference title reviewed by Choice

Find out how Choice reviewed the Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography this month. Read more >

November 29, 2016

How did Shakespeare originally sound?

Test your knowledge of common Shakespearean words with our quiz... How well do you really know Shakespeare? >

November 23, 2016

Illuminating Shakespeare

The final updates to our Shakespeare hub are now available: spotlights on Shakespeare and race and Shakespeare’s collaborators. Find out more >

November 17, 2016

What's new in November 2016

This month sees the publication of The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, plus four new books added to Oxford Quick Reference. Find out more >

October 31, 2016

Halloween’s killer cereals

Go against the grain this autumn with gluten-free treats for Halloween. Read more >

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