Words in Waiting

With Stefanie Posavec for WIRED UK magazine, 2012


Visualising the time lag between the first documented usage of English words and their entry into the Oxford English Dictionary in 2011. 'OMG' has been around for almost a century – who knew?

Research: Miriam Quick. Design: Stefanie Posavec.

An adapted version of this graphic was published in the UK edition of WIRED magazine.