Oxford English Dictionary needs your help

05 February 2019 Share


There are vast numbers of words and phrases used by people at work that lead to blank looks from outsiders, with slang being especially hard to understand. 

As part of the Oxford English Dictionary’s 90th birthday celebrations, they are appealing for words used at work.  What slang and colloquial expressions are used by the library community? Words can be suggested via the online submissions form or the hashtag #wordsatwork.