Media Noche (1929); Moro crab; Perritos Calientes

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Fri Jan 4 12:32:26 UTC 2002

On Fri, 4 Jan 2002, Jesse Sheidlower wrote:

> Barry Popik wrote:
> > --------------------------------------------------------
> >
> >    Not in the OED.  Isn't "M" being worked on????
> Yes, but we weren't planning on including this; the evidence is sparse,
> and there isn't even too much on Google.

What is this concept of not including?  My impression from reading Barry's
postings is that the OED is supposed to include every term and phrase
from the English language, Spanish language, Central Asian languages,
presumably every other language in the world...

Fred Shapiro

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