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OED Declares “Brideshead” an Adjective

In its June 2019 list of new words the Oxford English Dictionary declares “Brideshead” to be an adjective independent of Waugh’s novel. Here’s their entry and usage examples for the new word: Reminiscent of the style, characters, plot, etc., of … Continue reading

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Waugh in the OED

The Oxford English Dictionary has made available an inventory of its quotations of Evelyn Waugh’s works. This is cached on Google at this link. According to this summary, Waugh is the 775th most quoted author and Put Out More Flags is his most … Continue reading

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