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Millions of ‘non words’ discovered in secret vault

August 4, 2010 at 5:55 pm by Calisuri  - 

Did you know Professor Tolkien worked on the staff of the Oxford University Press (makers of the OED – Oxfrod English Dictionary) from 1919 to 1920? He worked in the ‘W’ range, discovering the meaning of words from ‘waggle’ to ‘warlock.’ (See a wonderful article on Tolkien’s involvement with the OED here)

We bring this up because millions of ‘non words’ have been discovered in a secret vault owned by the Oxford University Press. A graphic design student, Luke Ngakane, discovered hundreds of these words in his research and used them in one of his design projects. It makes for an interesting article that we thought we’d share with you! Enjoy!  [Read More]

Posted in J.R.R. Tolkien, Miscellaneous, Tolkien, Tolkien Family on August 4, 2010 by
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One response to “Millions of ‘non words’ discovered in secret vault”

  1. Barbzg says:

    Where is the actual vault of non words?

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