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  • Three and a half stars. Book's full title is "The meaning of everything : the story of the Oxford English Dictionary".

    Interesting, though I liked "The Professor and the Madman" better.

    January 20, 2008

  • Winchester is readable but he does churn out these "well I never!" "story of" nonfics, which are leapt upon by bores in search of ammunition.

    January 20, 2008