Anniversary of Samuel Johnson’s dictionary

Samuel Johnson's dictionary. Picture: rocor
In the beginning was the word…. and then another, and another; until we had so many somebody just had to write them all down. Thankfully along came Samuel Johnson to do just that – Richard Bell has more.

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  1. – Erratum –

    Apologies everyone – while recording the audio piece above I said that Samuel Johnson’s dictionary was published in 1775 – I should have said 1755. Sorry for any confusion caused.

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