This Day in History Entry #103

February 1st, 2011 by Wordsman

Finding definitions far too scant
They sought to dictionaries supplant
After twenty-six years
Hundreds of volunteers
They had gotten from “A” down to “Ant”

Event: Publication of the first fascicle of what would become the Oxford English Dictionary, covering words from A to Ant
Year: 1884
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  1. Trying to Get Caught Up (TGCU) (a constant condition in my life) Says:

    Had to look up fascicle!

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