The new podcast hosted at The English-Speaking Union is now available.
TLab presented Peter Gilliver, the legendary Oxford English Dictionary lexicographer — and instructor in the TLab Programs — at a live presentation of Randy Cohen's Person, Place, Thing at The English-Speaking Union in New York. Gilliver shared behind-the-scenes insights at the Oxford English Dictionary. "It's the short words that are the hardest," he told the ESU audience. Love? Death? No. Shorter. Run and go. "I worked on the verb to run and it took me nine months, and one of my colleagues spent over a year on the verb to go." Host Randy Cohen is best known as the original ethicist columnist The New York Times.
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