[Ads-l] OED updates

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Sat Oct 12 14:40:06 UTC 2019

I'm told that OED monitors this list, but it does seem like things are often missed. I usually keep copies of antedatings personally, but that doesn't help anyone....

Jesse Sheidlower

On Sat, Oct 12, 2019 at 07:05:38AM -0700, Barretts Mail wrote:
> I submitted once or twice using the OED’s form, but it was laborious and I believe it was Jesse Sheidlower who said that the OED checks this list, so I stopped doing that. 
> I hope they are checking this list and that that was just an oversight.
> Benjamin Barrett (he/his/him)
> Formerly of Seattle, WA
> > On 11 Oct 2019, at 20:32, Bill Mullins <amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:
> > 
> > The new round of updates to the OED includes:
> > 
> > poke n.7  In Hawaiian cookery: sliced or cubed marinated raw fish or seafood, often served over rice.
> > 
> > with a first citation from 1978.
> > 
> > In Jul 2018, I posted to the list
> > http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2018-July/152341.html
> > citations going back to 1956.  (I'm pretty sure I cc'ed the OED as well, but I sent it from my work account, and can't check it right now.)
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