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The meaning of everything: the story of the Oxford English dictionary

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subject_facetColeridge, Herbert, -- 1830-1861
English language -- Lexicography -- History -- 19th century
Furnivall, Frederick James, -- 1825-1910
Lexicographers -- Great Britain -- Biography
Murray, James A. H. -- (James Augustus Henry), -- 1837-1915
Oxford English dictionary
title_displayThe meaning of everything : the story of the Oxford English dictionary
title_fullThe Meaning of Everything The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary
The meaning of everything : the story of the Oxford English dictionary / Simon Winchester
title_shortThe meaning of everything
title_subthe story of the Oxford English dictionary
topic_facetBiography & Autobiography
Coleridge, Herbert
English language
Furnivall, Frederick James
History
Lexicographers
Lexicography
Murray, James A. H
Nonfiction