What's New: October 2021

October 21, 2021

October 2021 Oxford Reference update

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This month one Quick Reference title has been added to the site.


Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins (3 ed.)

Julia Cresswell
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Newly updated to incorporate recent additions to the English language, this popular dictionary provides a fascinating exploration of the origins and development of words in the English language. Drawing on Oxford's unrivalled dictionary research programme and language monitoring it brings to light the intriguing and often unusual stories of some of our most used words and phrases. An absorbing resource for language students and enthusiasts, but also an intriguing read for any person interested in the development of the English language, and of language development in general.

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Oxford Reference Title List update

In addition to the update, the title list has been modified. Updates include a column listing if a title is the latest or previous edition, removal of past editions that are no longer available on the site, cleaner filtering and sorting, and notation for the newly added titles to the ORO Premium Collection.

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