Secret OED files uncovered

Michael Quinion wordseditor at WORLDWIDEWORDS.ORG
Thu Aug 5 19:01:00 UTC 2010

>From the Daily Telegraph: "Secret vault of words rejected by the Oxford
English Dictionary uncovered". Wurfing, polkadodge and nonversation are
among the words stored in secret files after being rejected for inclusion
by the Oxford English Dictionary, it has been disclosed

Michael Quinion
Editor, World Wide Words

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