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Oxford English Dictionary editor 'secretly rewrote entries'

Oxford dictionaries. Photo: Edmond So

An eminent former editor of the Oxford English Dictionary covertly deleted thousands of words because of their foreign origins and bizarrely blamed previous editors, according to claims in a book published this week.

Wednesday, 28 November, 2012, 5:17am


Pat McGrath's playful look for miu miu featured false lashes, pop art-inspired paillettes and plenty of colour.


The eyes are perhaps the only part of the face where make-up artists can really go crazy with colour, texture and embellishment. And that's just what they did this season, from the pop art-inspired paillettes at Miu Miu to the peacock-shaded lids at Prabal Gurung.

27 Sep 2012 - 12:44am

How bears are treated is a disgrace

Many Chinese people believe in the medicinal properties of bear bile. It is believed to cure a variety of ailments. Although there is little scientific evidence to back up such claims, some companies exaggerate the benefits of bear bile to make a profit.

10 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Statement by the Editor-in-Chief

Dear team,

I am five months into my role as Editor-in-Chief and today I face a situation where my leadership and our newspaper's integrity have been called into question.

This matter should have been resolved in a much more constructive way. However, it gives me an opportunity to state where I stand as editor in a city where we hold press freedom dear.

21 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Dishonest testing is unfair

According to the article 'Pressure on teachers to 'rig exam scores'' (SCMP, May 7), some teachers at the Vocational Training Council try to rig exam scores and give test tips to students. Their aim is to boost overall pass rates as their contracts depend on students' success.

18 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Way of the dragon

The Year of the Dragon holds special meaning across Asia and, as we approach the halfway mark, this issue of FACES is dedicated to the region's approach to beauty and the ways it's driving trends in everything from scents to skincare.

14 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Messages for all mums

Young Post readers and members of our Junior Reporters' Club have been sending oodles of messages for Mother's Day. There are so many, in fact, that we have had to make special arrangements. A collection of the best readers' messages will be published on the cover of Sunday Young Post, this Sunday!

10 May 2012 - 12:00am