Archive | April, 2011

What is the OED? The editor explains…

What is the OED and who is it for? from George Miller on Vimeo. In this short film, John Simpson, editor of the Oxford English Dictionary, explains what the aim of the dictionary is and who it is for. As you’ll hear, the potential audience for the dictionary has massively increased since it went online.

Continue Reading · 19 April 2011 · language, literature, podcasts

Kat Banyard on The Equality Illusion

Kat Banyard introduces The Equality Illusion from George Miller on Vimeo. In this month’s Blackwell Interview of the Month, Kat Banyard tells me why she wrote The Equality Illusion to expose the gap between the way society – even several deacdes of from the first wave of feminism – treats men and women. She also […]

Continue Reading · 17 April 2011 · podcasts