The OED and "adulterous" & "adultery"

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Sat Sep 12 19:48:16 UTC 2009

On Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 03:24:23PM -0400, Laurence Horn wrote:
> At 10:30 AM -0400 9/12/09, Joel S. Berson wrote:
>> Can a change in the definitions be expected when the OED gets around
>> to the (black and white) A?
> By black and white, do you mean published, on paper?  Is that
> actually going to happen?  I thought I recalled from somewhere the
> decision to stick with online versions for the foreseeable future.

We have made no decision about a paper version. This does not
mean that we have decided not to produce one, it means we have
made no decision.

If we do publish it in print form, it probably won't happen
until we have finished the entire revision.

Jesse Sheidlower

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