Elvin Lim looks at 80’s nostalgia.
On this day in history…
The top ten propaganda messages of the last century.
Some excerpts from the Oxford Dictionary of Law.
OUP USA President Tim Barton has published a detailed overview and position statement regarding the AAP/Authors Guild Settlement with Google which can be found here. Below is a brief excerpt from the piece. “…What once seemed at least debatable has now become irrefutable: If it’s not online, it’s invisible. While increasing numbers of long-out-of-date, public-domain […]
An excerpt from Paranoia: The 21st-century Fear.
An excerpt from Tokyo: A Cultural History.
What Kirsty from OUP UK has been reading this week.
Mark Peters looks at all the variations of the snowclone “set phasers to x” on Twitter.
The podictionary word of the week is “daisy”.
A selection of tennis-related words of wisdom from The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.
Can birds keep a beat?
Anatoly Liberman chronicles the development of the “American variety of English” from its colonial origins through today.
Watch a video of Richard English talk about his forthcoming book Terrorism: How to Respond.
An excerpt from A Journey Through Ruins: The Last Days of London by Patrick Wright.
Some excerpts from the Oxford Dictionary of Education.