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Meaning, history, and pronunciation of words from across the English-speaking world; includes quotations from a wide range of sources (literature, film, cookery, others).
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The Professor and the Madman by
Call Number: PE1617.O94 W56 1998
Publication Date: 1998
The Professor and the Madman is an extraordinary tale of madness, genius, and the incredible obsessions of two remarkable men that led to the making of the Oxford English Dictionary—and literary history.
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Look at #8 in the most quoted sources!
Head of Mervyn H. Sterne Library Department of Research and Learning; Liaison to English Language and Literature