DECTIONARY DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1884

See the source image

February 1, 1884: The first portion, or fascicle, of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), considered the most comprehensive and accurate dictionary of the English language, was published. Today, the OED
is the definitive authority on the meaning, pronunciation and history
of over half a million English words, past and present.

J. A. H. Murray in his scriptorium.
James Murray, first editor of the OED.

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Books,DEBUT,Dictionary,HISTORY and have No Comments

Place your comment

Please fill your data and comment below.
Name
Email
Website
Your comment

*