How collaborative is the OED?

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sun Dec 27 15:30:02 UTC 2009

On another list, someone remarked:
>The OED was and to a lesser extent is a highly collaborative, highly
>edited venture.

How collaborative is it these days?  In numbers of volunteers vs.
staff?  In numbers of quotations submitted by volunteers that are
"admitted" vs. numbers from staff?  How does that compare to the old days?


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