What’s a fascicle? I dunno, but the first fascicle of the OED was published on this day in 1884.
What up reference nerds? You may not know it, but today is a big day in lexicographical history! According to History.com, “On this day in 1884, the first portion, or fascicle, of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), widely considered to be the most comprehensive and accurate dictionary in the English language, was published.” The websiteContinue reading “Happy Anniversary OED!”