Today’s (=Nov. 11) Language Sandwidge

Posted on November 11, 2008 by

Via David Denison:

Dear Sandwidgistas,

The next Langwidge Sandwidge will have a paper by Professor Lynda Mugglestone, whose recent books as author or editor include   Talking proper: The rise of accent as social symbol;   Lost for words: The hidden history of the OED;   and the Oxford History of the English Language.  Her title on Tuesday is

‘Dictionaries, the OED, and the illusions of history’

Meeting as usual 1-2 pm, room S.1.5, hot and cold drinks provided, feel free to bring your own sandwiches.  Hope to see you there.

David and Nuria