oupacademic: Happy Birthday to our beloved James Murray, the…



oupacademic:

Happy Birthday to our beloved James Murray, the first editor of the Oxford English Dictionary. Here he is in his Scriptorium in Oxford, wearing his John Knox cap and holding a book and a Dictionary quotation slip. We know we’re biased, but we love him.

Image: Courtesy of the OUP Archives

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