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Hardly Harmless Drudgery: Landmarks in English Lexicography
May 01 - Jul 27 2024 - 36 days left
Samuel Johnson, creator of the first great English dictionary, wickedly mocked his own trade when he defined lexicographer as “A writer of dictionaries; a harmless drudge, that busies himself in tracing the original, and detailing the signification of words.”