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With 600,000 words, 3 million quotations, and over 1,000 years of English, the Oxford English Dictionary is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. Now, for the next two weeks, you can access the online edition for free. Simply login using “trynewoed” as both the username and password.

(Non-Anglophiles may want to use it to look up ” fortnight “.)

(Via: Open Culture )

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