A slip for the word "beer" sent in by a volunteer reader for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, c.1860s-80s. An important word to document, we think. Courtesy of OUP Archives - please always credit original. #beer #dictionary #words

A slip for the word "beer" sent in by a volunteer reader for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, c.1860s-80s. An important word to document, we think. Courtesy of OUP Archives - please always credit original. #beer #dictionary #words

Citation for the word ‘beer drinker’ sent in by a volunteer reader for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, c.1860s-80s. Courtesy of OUP Archives - please always credit original. #beer #dictionary #words

Citation for the word ‘beer drinker’ sent in by a volunteer reader for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, c.1860s-80s. Courtesy of OUP Archives - please always credit original. #beer #dictionary #words

How did Oxford University Press respond to Napoleon and the French Revolution? "With a very uncharacteristic publication." (Image: Novum Testamentum Vulgate Editions. Courtesy of the OUP Archives. Please always credit original) #OUParchives #FrenchRevolution #Napoleon #history

The Press stands firm against the French Revolution and Napoleon

How did Oxford University Press respond to Napoleon and the French Revolution? "With a very uncharacteristic publication." (Image: Novum Testamentum Vulgate Editions. Courtesy of the OUP Archives. Please always credit original) #OUParchives #FrenchRevolution #Napoleon #history

Contrary to popular belief, feminists have always had a sharp sense of humor.

Contrary to popular belief, feminists have always had a sharp sense of humor.

A 1930s letter to the Press from an irritated Ezra Pound has recently been found in the OUP Archives, complete with a letter-head designed after Pound's profile. (Image courtesy of OUP Archives. Do not re-use without permission.)

A 1930s letter to the Press from an irritated Ezra Pound has recently been found in the OUP Archives, complete with a letter-head designed after Pound's profile. (Image courtesy of OUP Archives. Do not re-use without permission.)

Alice in Wonderland was not originally published at OUP. However, Lewis Carroll (under his real name, Charles Dodgson) did get his book printed and binded at the Press -- as evidenced in one of our archived financial ledgers. (Image courtesy of OUP Archives. Do not reuse without permission.)

Alice in Wonderland was not originally published at OUP. However, Lewis Carroll (under his real name, Charles Dodgson) did get his book printed and binded at the Press -- as evidenced in one of our archived financial ledgers. (Image courtesy of OUP Archives. Do not reuse without permission.)

The first fascicle of the Oxford English Dictionary. The publication contained 352 pages of Dictionary entries from A to Ant, costing 12s.6d. Over the next 44 years, 125 fascicles were published to form the first edition of the OED. The OED editors are currently working on the third edition. #dictionaries #language #books (Image: OUP Archives)

The first fascicle of the Oxford English Dictionary. The publication contained 352 pages of Dictionary entries from A to Ant, costing 12s.6d. Over the next 44 years, 125 fascicles were published to form the first edition of the OED. The OED editors are currently working on the third edition. #dictionaries #language #books (Image: OUP Archives)

Draft number 1 of Roosevelt's "Day of Infamy Speech." (US National Archives)

[Photo] Draft number 1 of Roosevelt's 'Day of Infamy Speech', page 1 of 3

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