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Book Review: The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester

  I love the Oxford English Dictionary. I first got untethered access to it in college (Hurray for the benefits of ludicrously overpriced education!), now granted this was in attempting to find a ‘unique’ interpretation to a couple of John … Continue reading

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Inscription: Baby’s First Book

Dear ____, This is a book. You may think it is a sandwich with words. It is not. It is something better. Do it right and they will take you everywhere. Still, feel free to eat it if you get … Continue reading

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