The Professor and the Madman

Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Simon Winchester
This is the story of the making of the Oxford English Dictionary in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Its focus is the story of one of the most prolific contributors who happened to be clinically insane and locked in an asylum for criminal lunatics.
 
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