Who was Samuel Johnson?Google Doodle celebrated 308th birthday of modern...

Who was Samuel Johnson?Google Doodle celebrated 308th birthday of modern...

Who was Samuel Johnson? Google Doodle celebrated 308th birthday of modern ...

A keen lexicographer, Johnson spent nine years compiling A Dictionary Of The English Language, completed and published in 1755. But at the time Johnson was equally celebrated for his annotations on Shakespeare's plays and biographies of English ...


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Who was Samuel Johnson? The father of the modern dictionary's funniest entries

Samuel Johnson, who wrote the English language's most comprehensive dictionary in the 1750s, has been honoured by a Google Doodle on what would have been his 308th birthday. Google's hat-tip is perhaps a little ironic, because the rise of the search ...


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