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Published:May 17th, 2007 07:37 EST
Judyth Piazza Interviews Katherine Barber, Author of Six Words You Never Knew Had Something to Do with Pigs

Judyth Piazza Interviews Katherine Barber, Author of Six Words You Never Knew Had Something to Do with Pigs

By Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)

Katherine Patricia Mary Barber (born 1959) is a Canadian lexicographer and Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Oxford Dictionary.

Born in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England, she received a Bachelor of Arts degree University of Winnipeg in 1980 and a Master of Arts from the University of Ottawa in 1990.

From 1984 to 1991, she was a lecturer in the School of Translation & Interpretation at the University of Ottawa. From 1989 to 1991, she was a research associate with the Bilingual Canadian Dictionary at the University of Ottawa. In 1991, she was appointed editor-in-chief of Canadian Dictionaries for the Oxford University Press in Canada.