How well do you know Samuel Johnson’s dictionary? – quiz
Posted: 18 September 2017 12:18 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Guardian. From reading about it rather than having read it, they mean, cf. Jacques Derrida! The only dictionary I’ve read right through is Grose’s.

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Posted: 19 September 2017 04:48 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Scored 7/10. Those I got wrong were the number of entries, the ludicrous word, and the dog one. I guessed at a couple, it was simple to guess what depucelate meant, as was working out who the ‘man of artifice’ was. The other answers are all well-known. Enjoyable quiz. Thanks for the link, vb.

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Posted: 19 September 2017 04:57 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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7/10 as well.

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