Many of us make our livings writing, editing and speaking our language. But where is it heading?

Here is Part I of a series from experts associated with the Oxford English Dictionary, by far the best online resource for definitions. And you may know of the huge row of books the OED took up in libraries all across the country. Today the OED website supplements that. You can look up words free on the site. Or you can subscribe for a modest sum to just about everything the OED offers.

Do you write? Do you read and savor English as many do? And do you think its usage is deteriorating as tweeting, texting and Siri invade the space language occupies?

Click the links and enjoy the renewal you will feel.