Former OED editor covertly deleted thousand of words, book claims
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Former OED editor covertly deleted thousand of words, book claims

Hong Kong : China | Nov 26, 2012 at 1:03 PM PST
Source: The Guardian
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Robert Burchfield worked on four supplements to the Oxford English ­Dictionary, produced between 1972 and 1986. Photograph: Jane Bown An eminent former editor of the Oxford English Dictionary covertly deleted thousands of words because of their foreign origins and bizarrely blamed previous editors,... FULL ARTICLE AT The Guardian
 
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