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The professor and the madman : a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary / Simon Winchester.
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New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 1998.
Subjects
  • Murray, James Augustus Henry, Sir, 1837-1915 -- Friends and associates.
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  • Minor, William Chester.
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  • Oxford English dictionary.
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  • New English dictionary on historical principles.
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  • Psychiatric hospital patients -- Great Britain -- Biography.
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  • Lexicographers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
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  • English language -- Lexicography.
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  • English language -- Etymology.
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  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans -- Biography.
  • ISBN: 
    0060175966
    Description: 
    p. ; cm.
    Summary: 
    Describes how more than ten thousand definitions were submitted for the first Oxford English Dictionary from Dr. W. C. Minor, an American Civil War criminal.
    Author/Performer(s): 
    Winchester, Simon.
    Edition: 
    1st ed.
    Available Copies: 
    1
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    Provo City LibraryNONFICTION423 WIN 1998Checked In Add Copy to MyList
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