How Did Famous Creative People Spend Their Days?
I love this.
Shakespeare’s Deaths and Murders infographic, by Caitlin Griffin at Drown My Books.
This was sent to me this afternoon by my former English Lit. tutor. File under: classroom wall displays.
A storyboard artist explained the men of ‘Boardwalk Empire’ via smart charts.
i’m gonna try to explain the men of boardwalk empire
i brought charts
(alternately, this for rothstein)
Actors in rep? This infographic showed which stars have appeared multiple times on HBO.
Holy infographic, Batman! We dig this chart of superheroes and the stars who played them.
Would love to see a cage match between these guys and some of the baddies on our Illustrious Omnibus of Superpowers.
Katherine Connor Martin, Head of US Dictionaries, used the New Monitor Corpus to facilitate diachronic analysis and track changes in English as they are happening. Why did the word “baby” spike in July 2013? Find out how current events shape our use of the English language.
Learn more about Word of the Year on the OxfordWords blog, on the OUPblog, in our FAQ, and on the Oxford University Press Tumblr all this week. And be sure to follow the #WOTYselfie tag on all your social media.
Image credit: All graphs courtesy of Katherine Connor Martin for Oxford University Press.