[lg policy] Oxford Junior Dictionary’s replacement of ‘natural’ words with 21st-century terms sparks outcry

Dave Sayers dave.sayers at cantab.net
Wed Jan 14 08:18:30 UTC 2015


"Margaret Atwood and Andrew Motion among authors protesting at dropping definitions 
of words like ‘acorn’ and ‘buttercup’ in favour of ‘broadband’ and ‘cut and paste’ "

Article: http://goo.gl/knImyv

And the open letter from Atwood et al. to OUP: http://goo.gl/Fj23Wv

Naturally yours,
Dave

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Dr. Dave Sayers
Senior Lecturer, Dept Humanities, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
Honorary Research Fellow, Arts & Humanities, Swansea University, UK (2009-2015)
dave.sayers at cantab.net | http://shu.academia.edu/DaveSayers
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