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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Where? In "blogs" written by illiterate Philistines?

    jest [perl.org] can give you a definitive answer here. My layman's understanding is that the OED refers to usage found in print, usually from primary sources. That is, if the New York Times or Nature starts using «emails» vs. «e-mails» vs. the plural noun «email», then that usage is likely to be compiled into the OED.

    Sources like the The Plain Dealer of Bozeman MT, The National Enquirer and Joe-Bob's Guide to Tortise Hunt