Mourning the Loss of the Hard Copy Dictionary

#Future

Wed, Sep 1st, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

"The third edition of the Oxford English Dictionary," tells us the guardian.co.uk's Aida Edermariam, "will probably never be printed". With the print market disappearing, the new edition of the Oxford English Dictionary will be online-only. Many of its rivals -- Collins, Chambers et al. -- have already launched free web versions. But Aida asks: "which one is the wordsmith's best friend?"

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