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  • My first thought, on seeing the acronym OEDILF, was that the "ILF" was borrowed from MILF, so I may be naturally predisposed toward dirty limericks.

    languagehat.com: OEDILF.

  • Having done just that, I have learned that if “Balderdash and Piffle” is not for you, you might try a website entitled OEDILF (Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form).

    Analyzing Becky Sharp’s Trash

  • It's called the OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form.

    Archive 2005-05-01

  • I'm visiting your site today because it was one of 89 which came up when I googled "OEDILF" and I wanted to pass along three bits of news: 1. We have long since left the Wordcraft site and will be completely up and running this week on oedilf.com.

    languagehat.com: CONTACTING LANGUAGEHAT.

  • 3. Due to a legal wrangle from the Oxford University Press legal department, "OEDILF" now stands for "Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form."

    languagehat.com: CONTACTING LANGUAGEHAT.

  • OEDILF is currently accepting limericks only for words beginning with aa through co.

    Analyzing Becky Sharp’s Trash

  • It's the OEDILF - The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form - and it already contains more than 30,000 entries defining words and phrases via limerick.

    A dictionary in limericks?

  • Since the OEDILF loves limericks, I just had to post this one there for everyone to appreciate.

    languagehat.com: EVERYTHING BUT THE MOUSE.

  • Our primary purpose with the OEDILF is to have fun with it.

    languagehat.com: OEDILF.

  • There is an overview in the OEDILF forum of the Wordcraft site that contains general guidelines.

    languagehat.com: OEDILF.

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