Secret OED files uncovered

Lynne Murphy m.l.murphy at SUSSEX.AC.UK
Wed Aug 11 10:02:29 UTC 2010

In British English, this even has a name:  the silly season.


--On den 10 augusti 2010 06:24 -0400 David Barnhart
<dbarnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM> wrote:

> Dear Ben,
> So, what else is new; August is a slow month in the news business.

Dr M Lynne Murphy
Senior Lecturer in Linguistics
Director of English Language and Linguistics
School of English
Arts B348
University of Sussex
Brighton BN1 9QN

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