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The ambitious project was announced at a 1965 me

The ambitious project was announced at a 1965 meeting of the Philological Society by its originator, Michael Samuels.[7] Work on the HTE started in the same year.[citation needed]

In 2017, the University of Glasgow was awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher Education for the HTE.[Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher Education for the HTE.[citation needed]

A second edition of the online HTE is currently in progress and is expected to be launched in late 2020.[8] Work is released on the freely-available HTE website when available. [8]

On 22 October 2009, after 44 years of work, version 1.0 of the HTE was published by Oxford University Press in a two-volume slipcased set as the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary (HTOED).[9] The two hardcover volumes together total nearly 4,500 pages.

References

  1. ^ a b "Versions of the Thesaurus". The Historical Thesaurus of English. University of Glasgow. Retrieved 15 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Using Historical Thesaurus Data". The Historical Thesaurus of English. University of Glasgow. Retrieved 25 October 2014.
  3. ^ Woolcock, Nicola (6 July 2009). "After a 44-year labour of love worlds biggest thesaurus is born". The Times. London.(subscription required)
  4. ^ Hitchings, Henry (23 October 2009). "Historical Thesaurus is a masterpiece worth waiting 40 years for". London: The Telegraph. Retrieved 25 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Home page". The Historical Thesaurus of English. University of Glasgow. Retrieved 15 October 2019.
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