Our Chief Editor, John Simpson, recently announced his plans to retire. John is just the seventh OED Editor since Sir James Murray’s appointment in 1879. Quite a lot has changed in dictionary publishing since then! You can read more about how it all began here
Illustration by John Taylor.

Our Chief Editor, John Simpson, recently announced his plans to retire. John is just the seventh OED Editor since Sir James Murray’s appointment in 1879. Quite a lot has changed in dictionary publishing since then! You can read more about how it all began here

Illustration by John Taylor.