Jeff Sherwood

Jeff Sherwood is Assistant Editor of the Oxford University Press's American Dictionary team, publishers of the OED, the definitive record of the English language. It is available via subscription at

Lexicon Valley
Aug. 22 2014 12:49 PMIs "Emerging Adulthood" Really a Thing? The Secret History of Words for Young People.
Lexicon Valley
April 22 2014 11:17 AMHenry James Is Cited More Than 1,000 Times in the OED. Here's Why.
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