Spring is in the air on the calendar, and the Oxford English Dictionary Online has made its first quarterly update of 2013. The OED Online includes “more than 600,000 words”—the full text of the second edition of the Oxford English Dictionary plus all of the revision work that has been done for the new edition.
Copyeditings are familiar with the idea of feeling “too cold”, especially in this winter season. Here in Ohio, it is sleeting and rainy this week. After the past few weeks of a spring teaser with warm weather, we Ohioans are forced to break out the winter coats.
Frigophobia: a fear of being cold, or a fear of cold things.
Frigophobia comes from the latin word frigus, meaning “too cold”
It’s a new year. What measurements will help you run your business best, freelancers? Also in today’s News Roundup: compared to vs compared with; how to say no; unusual words in The Wall Street Journal; and proving an argument with personal preference.