Tuesday, March 1, 2011
What? That's not the real Dr. Johnson?
The tweets of a latter-day Samuel Johnson bring on some thoughts of other lexicon creators. 'The real Dr Johnson died in 1784 – but it was his devotion to lexicography that paved the way for Tom Morton, the man behing the tweets, to offer gems such as "Valentine (n.) Patron-Saint of avaricious Florists & the MAWKISH: his Feast mark'd by Consumption of pinkish Victuals" on the social networking site.' More...
Posted by Jim Menick at 3:05 PM