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Dartitis- Your views, comments, cures and suggestions
November 09, 2006 - 03:38 AM David King
An update for those of you that have been following my efforts to obtain recognition and entry to the OED for the word dartitis. ----------------------------------
Dear Mr King
Thank you for your letter concerning dartitis, the accompanying DVD, and your continuing efforts to gather earlier evidence.
As things stand we have assembled a daft entry for dartitis, and the earliest evidence remains the 1981 Darts World quotation that you supplied. At the time of writing, a decision is pending on whether this draft will go forward for publication.
Graeme Diamond OED October 2006
September 30, 2006 - 06:09 AM David - Webmaster Darts501.com
If you have read the main dartitis page on this site then you will know I am trying to get the word dartitis recognised and included into the Oxford English Dictionary (OED). I have for the past nine months collected articles, extracts from books and sent these to the OED to show how much the word is in use. In a last attempt ditch attempt I have sent the OED a recorded copy of Darts Tarts documentary shown on BBC TV. In the documentary Eric Bristow features along with less well known dart players talking about dartitis and how it has affected them.
I believe I have sent enough now to the OED for them to seriously consider the entry of dartitis into the dictionary and will let you now the outcome should it be successful.
May 04, 2006 - 06:49 AM David King
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