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OED up-dates some citations

Posted by James Briggs on January 27, 2004

Following the on-line publication of the Old Bailey archived trial reports the OED has changed some of its citations. For instance 'no way', originally said to be 'US 1960' is to be found in the account of a rape case in 1787. Continued use from then on has been documented. The article can be seen at,,61-978656,00.html