I'm sure all OED staff have the highest professional ethics and would not possibly consider such an action.
(pronounced: We tried to get him to easter-egg the OED, he wouldn't :) )

The reason for blaming Virgin is that the OED works mainly from printed published references when it comes to deciding whether to put a word in the Dictionary, though once they have decided to do so, they may use other instances of common usage such as online references to refine their definition.